FIND US

Our apiary is found in Temple Newsam park, close to the working farm

It is usually open on the 2nd Saturday of each month, from 10:00 - 12:00, and then also on Wednesday evenings April thru September from 18:30 - 21:00. Please check the calendar for any changes to this schedule.

Please scroll down the page for detailed instructions on how to find us.

 

Apiary from Leeds City Centre

Follow the A64 heading towards York

After passing ASDA on your left travel for another 0.5 mile

At the junction / roundabout take the third exit signposted M1 South, Selby A63, Crossgates

After 0.5 mile turn right (third exit) at the roundabout signposted Ring Road A6120, M1 M62 & A1(M), Selby A63

After 0.9 miles turn right, (third exit) signposted Halton and Temple Newsam House

After 0.3 mile turn left at the traffic lights into Colton Road

Continue on Colton Road as below...

Apiary from M1

Exit at M1 junction 46 A6120 Leeds East & A63 Selby (DO NOT EXIT at junction 45 A63)

Take the A6120 towards Leeds for 0.1 mile

Straight ahead at the first roundabout for 0.5 mile

Second left at the second roundabout signposted Halton and Temple Newsam House

After 0.3 mile turn left at the traffic lights into Colton Road

Continue on Colton Road as below...

Public Transport

If you are on public transport, take the 18 or 18A bus to the Brown Cow in Whitkirk, and you have a 15 to 20 minute walk,

Continue on Colton Road as below...

Colton Road

Carry straight on for 0.6 mile until you reach the Gate House to Temple Newsam Estate.

Immediately after the Gate House, fork left

Carry straight on for 0.25 mile keeping left and dropping down into the lower car park

Please note that the road and car park are now unsurfaced

Park up on the left, alongside the 'Go Ape' tree challenges.

On Arrival At Temple Newsam

Head for the 'Go Ape' tree challenges.

Look out for the Leeds Beekeepers Association signs.

Take the walking path from the car park,  highlighted in yellow below.  Head downhill between the metal fence and Go Ape for around 50 metres, to a pair of full height green metal gates as shown below.

Please ensure the chain loop on the gate is completed so as to make it appear the gate is locked

Follow the path in the paddock, turn 1st left and head downhill towards the apiary (towards the oversized white beehive)

Look for our signs

Follow this path downhill from the car park. Go Ape is on the left and green metal fence is on the right.

Go through these green metal gates and follow the path in the paddock downhill to the apiary.

 

Winter Talks

Our winter talks and classroom sessions for the winter beekeeping course are held at the St Theresa’s Church ‘Newman Centre’, Station Road, Crossgates, Leeds , LS15 7JY.

The Newman Centre is located opposite Crossgates shopping centre.  Free car parking is available onsite.  Car park access is via a steep path between the church and the Newman Centre.

 

Public transport: Crossgates railway station is 3 minutes walk. Bus No. 40 stops outside the venue.  Buses 56 and 64 stop on Crossgates Road close to the MECCA bingo which is 5 minutes walk away.

Leeds Beekeepers Association is a registered charity: England and Wales no. 1175455.