Beekeeping Protective Clothing – price comparison

Beekeeping Protective Clothing – UK price comparison (updated Oct 2013)

Suit – all-in-one Fragile Planet £ 98.95 Excl. P&P £5
The Bee Shop £ 49.50 No P&P
Thornes £ 124.20 Excl. P&P (incl. VAT for UK)
Smock and veil Fragile Planet £ 29.99 Excl. P&P £5
The Bee Shop £ 34.50 No P&P
Thornes £ 75.86 Excl. P&P (incl. VAT for UK)
Hat and veil Fragile Planet -
The Bee Shop from £ 20.00 Excl. P&P
Thornes from £ 14.95 Excl. P&P (incl. VAT for UK)
Gloves – leather Fragile Planet £ 14.50 Excl. P&P £2.50
Thornes from £ 12.50 Excl. P&P (incl. VAT for UK)
Smoker – stainless steel Fragile Planet £ 26.50 Excl. P&P £5
Thornes £ 42.31 Excl. P&P (incl. VAT for UK)
Smoker – galvanized Thornes £ 32.56 Excl. P&P (incl. VAT for UK)
Bee Brush Thornes £ 5.24 Excl. P&P (incl. VAT for UK)
Kits Fragile Planet £ 69.99 Smock, smoker, gloves, hive tool Excl. P&P £10
Fragile Planet £ 89.99 Suit, smoker, gloves, hive tool Excl. P&P £10

One Response to “Beekeeping Protective Clothing – price comparison”

  1. David on

    eBay and Amazon are also worth a look for protective equipment

    I tend to use non-latex disposable gloves, they may give minimal protection but also stop you leaving much of your own pheromone scent or other biological contamination in and around the hive

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