Dartmoor Honey is produced by bees living out in the wild, both in Devon & in Cornwall.
The summer honey comes from bramble, heather, dandelions & tree nectars such as sycamore, oak, chestnut & fruit trees. Of course honey colours & tastes vary according to the flowers in season. If the honey is dark in colour & has a strong rich flavour it may mean that the flowers where the bees find their nectar is from oak or chestnut trees. By contrast honey from acacia tree flowers is a very light coloured honey with a light refined flavour. A mixture of flowers such as in spring is usually a light to medium colour honey with a subtle flowery taste.
On the shopping cart page you will be given the opportunity to select a date to receive your order or, if you're local to us, you can opt for our click & collect service from Quicke's Cheese Box, Newton St. Cyres, Exeter, EX5 5AY. All UK deliveries will arrive within 1-2 working days of despatch. Since most of our products are perishable, all orders are prepared the day before dispatch. We send out orders using a third-party courier service for arrival Tuesday - Friday. To arrange for a parcel to be left in a safe place please leave full instructions in the notes section of the shopping cart page such as 'leave in the shed/porch/with a neighbour'.