is also offering "bee tourism" for visitors to its base at Bodnant Welsh Foods, Talycafn, Conwy.
spokesman Pete Barrar said: "A lot of work has gone into planning this scheme, but it's only now with all the funding in place that we feel we can really celebrate."
The groundbreaking National Beekeeping Centre for Wales (NBCW
) aims to attract up to 25,000 visitors a year and will form part of the new pounds 6.5m Bodnant Food Centre at Furnace Farm in the Conwy Valley.
was a part of our military training in the Cold War.
Sarah said Ty Hyll would become a satellite of the National Beekeeping Centre for Wales (NBCW
) , to be housed in Bodnant Estate's disused Furnace Farm at Eglwysbach.
In recent years memberships at many beekeeping associations have doubled and, with work underway on a National Beekeeping Centre for Wales (NBCW
) in Conwy, the sector is riding the crest of a wave.