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National Beekeeping Centre Wales, Conwy: ‘Connect kids with ecology – because the bees need us’ – review

A free attraction in glorious countryside that teaches children about the importance of honeybees – with the chance to try lots of local honeys

This low-key and friendly visitor centre is a champion for Welsh honeybees, which are increasingly under threat from climate change and loss of wild flower meadows. It raises visitors’ awareness of environmental issues and illustrates the 4,000-year history of beekeeping and honey-making, from the ancient Egyptians via the Romans. A Hive Aid scheme lets you adopt a beehive at one of three locations nearby, and regular courses (from £60pp) train new generations of beekeepers.

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Luton tops list of UK’s worst airports for flight delays

Analysis of 25 airports rates Gatwick as second worst and Heathrow as most punctual

The worst UK airports for flight punctuality have been revealed, with the longest delays at London’s Luton.

Departures from the Bedfordshire airport were an average of 20 minutes late in 2017, according to a Press Association analysis of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) data.

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