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Quince Honey Farm

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Visit Quince Honey Farm, a working honey farm based in South Molton, offering a full day out for the whole family to enjoy.

Visit our Honey Factory and learn all about how bees make honey, enjoy a honey tasting session and roll your own beeswax candle. There are viewing windows into the honey production areas and you can join a tour to get a close-up look at how honey is extracted from the hive and then bottled in jars ready for sale in the shop.

The Bee Shed is where you will find interactive hives, giving you the chance to see millions of bees at work from behind glass and in complete safety! Our interactive hives open up at the push of a button, giving you an even closer look!

Our brand new unique Exhibition building hosts the popular Beekeeping Demos where our team open a beehive from behind protective glass and explain all that you can see – will you find the queen bee?!  The Be a Beekeeper 30-minute taster session also takes place here, giving you the chance to get suited up in protective clothing and have a go at beekeeping yourself!

Let the young and the young at heart buzz around The Play Hive Adventure Park where you’ll find the ever-popular indoor soft play, outdoor play area, lake and picnic area – a fantastic space for children and families to enjoy together. Here you will also find a café serving light bites and refreshments.

The centre piece for the attraction is the beautifully landscaped Nectar Gardens that can be explored and enjoyed all year round. Wander through the hexagonal plots, each with a different theme, all plants being bee and pollinator friendly.

While you’re outside make sure take a stroll along the meadow trail and visit the apiary fields, you can also walk up to the fruit orchard via the sunflower trail and wild-flower meadows which surround the main complex.

When you need a break, head back to the shop where you’ll find the restaurant serving up delicious home-made meals, drinks and special honey cream teas. The perfect place to relax with a cuppa while enjoying views out to the gardens and woodland. And don’t forget to browse the Farm Shop selling a range of seasonal honeys, beeswax candles, skincare and gifts.

We can’t wait to see you!

Make a bee-line for Quince Honey Farm today, just off the A361 in South Molton!

Visit the website or social media pages for more details and updates.

Quince Honey Farm won GOLD in the South West Tourism Innovation Award and BRONZE in the Large Visitor Attractions of the Year at the Devon Tourism Awards 2020!

2020 Awards:

GOLD for Tourism Innovation Award at the South West Tourism Awards 2020/21

GOLD for Tourism Innovation Award at the Devon Tourism Awards 2020

BRONZE for Visitor Attraction of the Year Award at the Devon Tourism Awards 2020

2019 Awards:

GOLD for North Devon visitor attraction

GOLD for outstanding business of the year



Frequently Asked Questions

When is Quince Honey Farm open?

The main attractions, restaurant and shop are open every day from 9.30am until 5pm including Sundays and bank holidays. Last entry at 4pm.

How much is entry to Quince Honey Farm?

Please check website for information, prices from £10. Play Hive only Adult £2, Child (2-16) £7, Baby Bee Ticket (under 2s + 1 adult) £5, Carer & Member, Free. Free admission to Shop and Restaurant and free parking

Is Quince Honey Farm dog friendly?

We are pleased to welcome all well-behaved dogs on leads everywhere on our site, excluding the indoor soft Play Hive

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I can’t believe how dog friendly it is. Big thank you. Time just flew by.

A great guy called Mark started with candle making at 11am, followed by a 12noon tour and talk, then a 1pm animal handling which we unfortunately missed and topped at 2pm by opening a hive and finding the queen. He is a credit to the farm, so enthusiastic and informative. He kept children and adults engaged and interested. I wish I could have stayed for the 3pm trial bee keeper. For a little extra charge you can get kitted out to handle the bee’s your self. We’ll have to return in the spring.
Thank you.


Brilliant morning spent at quince honey farm.
The kids rolled candles, went on a guided tour, held a giant snail and played on the soft play.
Kept my four children aged from 18 months to 13 years occupied and entertained which is no mean feat!
The tour guide was friendly, informative and funny.
Many thanks


We came here in May. After sitting down in our accommodation and looking thorough all the leaflets about the different accommodation in Devon, I decided I really wanted to go here! There are only so many kids adventure parks and zoos you can go to right? So we chose this as our wildcard day out, not quite sure how it would pan out with the kids. Well, I have to say the kids loved it! Plenty to do and the kids were fascinated by the bee hives. They loved the beekeeper demonstration and enjoyed the honest tasting. We didn’t even need to bribe them with the soft play area they were enjoying it that much. Great little place, and be kids voted it their favourite!


How To Find Us

EX36 3RD
Just of the A361


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