Welcome to Caddon Hives


We are a father (Bill) and son (Peter) team, and have been selling WBC and National hives now since 2005, operating from our home in the Scottish Borders. Our aim: "To sell quality hives at affordable prices"

We are currently out of stock on ALL National and WBC hives
More expected 9th July

we are still open, working hard to get orders out to you asap.
Product Categories
Beginner Starter kits
Beginner Starter kits
Bee keeping starter kit - everything you need to start beekeeping (except bees!) including the hive of your choice from Western Red Cedar, plus a full bee suit
National Beehives
National Beehives
British National Beehive - Made from quality Western Red CEDAR, the most popular hive in the UK, supplied with pins and instructions ready for self assembly
Langstroth Beehives
Langstroth Beehives
Langstroth Beehive - Made from quality Western Red CEDAR, a very popular hive in the UK, supplied flat with pins and instructions ready for self assembly
WBC Beehives
WBC Beehives
The traditional British WBC made from Western Red Cedar, the only double walled hive in general use. Supplied flat with pins and Instructions for self assembly
Smith Beehives
Smith Beehives
Smith Beehive - This hive originated from Innerleithen, and is still a very popular hive in the Scottish Borders, very similar to the famous Langstroth beehive
Frames, Wax and Bee food
Frames, Wax and Bee food
Bee Frames and Foundation, made to British Standard specifications. Prefix "D" means Deep for the Brood Chamber. The prefix "S" means Shallow for the Super.
Accessories and Tools
Accessories and Tools
Quality Accessories at great prices, Smokers, Hive tools, Frames grips, Hive straps, Hive connectors, Queen marking cages, uncapping forks, bee escapes
Protective wear
Protective wear
Bee Suits bee jackets - 100% cotton featuring YKK zips and elasticated cuffs. Traditional round veil for all all round visibility and the modern Fencing veil
3D Puzzles
3D Puzzles
Bargains High quality laser-cut 3D wooden puzzle model kits, 3D Locomotive, 3DTractor, Marble run, Coaster, Ferris Wheel, Perpetual Calender, Hot Air Balloon, pumpkin
Vouchers, Gifts, Books
Vouchers, Gifts, Books
Personnel Gift Certificate, Cedar Bird Boxes
Best Sellers
candy pollen bee feed (12 x 1kg)
Candy Pollen Bee Feed (12 x 1kg)
Candipolline Gold is a complete bee food which offers your bees a much improved diet
39.99 46.80
queen excluder framed wired
Queen Excluder Framed wired
The round wires are accurately spaced in a metal frame, secured into a wooden frame. The rounded wires ensure no damage is caused to the bees
15.95
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wbc brood box
WBC Brood Box
WBC Brood box. Made from 16mm Western Red Cedar.
23.00
national hive, caddon national beehive
National Beehive with Flat Roof
National Hive with flat roof, all made from solid Western Red Cedar
159.00
National Beehives
The National is the most popular hive in the UK. It is a single walled hive, light and easy to handle, making it an ideal hive for those who want to migrate their colonies. All our hives are made from cedar, a light, tough, and aesthetically-pleasing timber which is ideal for the British climate. Cedar has its own preserving oils which protect it from the weather and discourage insects...