Pure Cornish Honey


We believe provenance and traceability is everything when it comes to quality, local produce.

Therefore all our honey is extracted and jarred separately, from each apiary site, so you can taste the local honey near to you. This means the distinct flavour and aromas from each site can be determined as the profile of the honey changes depending on the time of year and the plants the bees have been foraging on.


Your Jar

Each jar contains a 6 digit best before date label, on the base of the jar. This six digit number can be used to find out more information about your honey. 

The first two digits are a unique identifier for each apiary. From the list below, this number can be used to find out exactly where this honey comes from and the pollen and forage typically available to the bees in each location. 

Honey is an amazingly long lived product. It is often said that honey has been found in ancient Egyptian tombs, that is still perfectly edible! Nevertheless, as with any food product a best before date is required. We typically show 3 years from the date the honey was harvested. 


01 - Carnon Valley North Farm

This is one of our oldest and original sites, situated in the Bissoe area, to the west of the Killiow Estate. The bees here have great access to mixed woodland and farmland and usually produce a vibrant wildflower blossom honey in summer, and occasionally oilseed rape honey in spring, depending on local crops. 

Typical pollen analysis profile for summer honey from this site is below:


02 - Carnon Valley South,

Another longstanding site, located to the west of Carnon Downs the bees here have great access to the woodland and hedgerow of the Carnon Valley. Although geographically similar to site 01, there are slight differences in the profile of the honey.

Typical pollen analysis profile for summer honey from this site is below:


03 - Truro

Located on the outskirts of Truro the bees have access to mixed woodland and farmland and the suburban gardens of Truro. We produce honey from this site, and it is also used for the rearing of our nucleus colonies.


04 - Falmouth/Argal

This site is currently used for rearing nucleus colonies, which will become full size production colonies the following year. 


05 - Farms Common 

This remote, but beautiful site is new to us and we look forward to sampling the honey. This site is also situated on a nationally important 'B-Line' which is a wildflower rich, habitat. Being slightly higher in altitude than our other apiaries, there is a marked delay of a week or two in the timings of the main honey flow at this apiary.

Typical pollen analysis profile for summer honey from this site is below: