Meet The Bees Lunch

Thursday 25th July – Fully Booked

Join us for a tour of the gardens with our Estate Manager, Russell Dixon, followed by a guided visit to our bee hives with our resident Bee Keeper.

Having worked at Great Fosters for over 25 years, Russell has plenty of stories that make for an entertaining experience. Then you will be taken to visit our bees, where you will learn all about the fascinating art of beekeeping.

Following this, you can enjoy either a pre-lunch glass of Champagne before sitting down for lunch in The Estate Grill or on the terrace.

An approximate itinerary can be found below:

10am – 10:30am : Coffee and cookies on arrival
10.30 – 11:30am : Garden tour or visit the bee hives
11.30 – 11:45am : Change over
11.45 – 12:45pm : Garden tour or visit the bee hives
12.45 – 1:15pm : Pre-lunch drink
1:15pm : Lunch in The Estate Grill or on the Terrace

£75 per person. This price includes:

  • Coffee and cookies
  • Tour of the gardens
  • A visit to the bee hives
  • Pre-lunch drink
  • Two course lunch with a glass of wine
  • Coffee and petit fours

To reserve your tickets please contact the events team on 01784 480414 or email us.


£65 per person for Luxury Restaurant Guide & Dining Club members.

Numbers are strictly limited to a maximum of twelve guests in total. The garden tour and hive visit will be for six guests at a time.

Protective suits and gloves will be provided. Wellington boots are available, but if you would like to bring your own please do. Please wear long sleeves, trousers and socks, and avoid using perfume/aftershave or consuming alcohol prior to the visit to the bee hives.

Please dress accordingly as the event will go ahead regardless of weather conditions. NB. Adverse weather conditions may mean the visit to the bee hives only may be postponed.