A wonderful local honey from Co Durham. The main apiary site is next to the Magnificent Whitworth Hall Spennymoor the home of Bonnie Bobby Shafto. From there, the bees can access the abundant Co Durham Farmland and all the wonderful wildflowers the banks of the River Wear can offer.
South Durham Honey work with local farmers and nature reserves to find specially selected apiary sites to help pollinate Co Durham’s crops and plants through out the spring and summer months producing some of Co Durham’s finest honeys.
From late July the bees are taken to some of Co Durham’s most stunning landscapes: The North Pennines with attractive dales villages and open heather moorlands, where they stay until late August and winter back at the apiary.
Honey has well-known medicinal properties. A teaspoon can help with sore throats. Other benefits of consuming this honey include helping to maintain control and regulate a healthy heart beat, aid peptic and bowel complications, help to release unwanted body toxins, stabilise insulin and fluid within the body, it has anti-inflammatory properties and is a wound healing remedy, dating back to Ancient Greece.