Bees are important, but disappearing.
The Snowdonia Society looks after this unique cottage as a place for visitors to learn about the fascinating life of one of our most precious insects, the honeybee.
Visit the honeybee room upstairs at Pot Mêl Tŷ Hyll and find out about our breeding programme for local honeybees and other intriguing facts about bees.
Discover the world of the honeybees and the beekeepers who look after them.
Learn about what we’re doing at The Ugly House to breed and raise local bees for local beekeepers.
Find out about the plight of the honeybee: honeybees and other pollinators are under threat, which means that we are, too.
At Tŷ Hyll we’ll show you what you can do to make sure the bees keep buzzing in your garden.
Learn more about these fascinating creatures, part of our heritage and culture for thousands of years – and remember to look for more bee facts in our garden and woodland and in our two free leaflets: Creating a buzz in your garden and Feed the bees.