The Bare Necessities

The Bare Necessities

Ultra Bee Suit - Special Cut

Ultra Bee Suit - Special Cut

Ultra Bee Suit - Ex-Demo/Bee Stock

**Ex-Demo/Bee Stock - Fencing Hood**

The most sting proof bee suit on the market and World Beekeeping Award gold medal winner 2019!

  • 5mm Sting protection - Bee stings are 3mm!
  • Keep Cool, Comfortable, Confident and Protected
  • 100% Air flow compared to 12% with our Poly/Cotton range!
  • Tested with Asian Hornets
  • Certified PPE - EU Declaration of conformity EU Declaration of conformity
  • Long Life Guarantee™
  • 28 Day Money Back
  • High Quality, Hard Wearing, British Bee Wear
  • Made with only the best fabrics and components
  • Our clothing is known to last 15+ years!

Made from a high-tech 3D fabric providing the best sting protection on the market.

  • Made by BBwear in the UK
  • Made from Polyester with poly/cotton trim
  • Detachable interchangeable hood
  • Long Life Veiling™ made to our specifications
  • Twin neck zips with ring pulls
  • Velcro tabs where neck zips meet for extra security
  • 2 Breast pockets with Velcro flaps
  • 2 Hip pockets
  • 2 Thigh pockets with Velcro flaps
  • 2 Hive tool pockets
  • 2 Internal knee pockets with Velcro for knee pad inserts
  • Waterproof knee patches
  • Ankle zips
  • Thumb loops
  • Elasticated at back, ankles and wrists
  • Hanging loop

Tested by BBwear and professionals with very angry bees, wasps, Asian and European hornets!

We offer full support for all our customers; embroidery, special cuts and repairs.

Cuffs and Ankles have been changed to polycotton fabric for better flexibility. This allows for gloves/gauntlets/wellies to be worn underneath or over the suit easily. See Steve wearing the updated version here.

The round hood is NOT machine washable.

Scroll down for complete size guide and reviews!

As low as £360.00 £300.00 was £399.99
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Please use the size guide below for your actual measurements. Suits are made with extra room to allow for clothing to be worn underneath.

Below are the measurements for the person who will wear the suit. The actual measurements of the suit would be 4" longer in the back, 2" longer in the leg, and 2" longer in the arm.

We offer full support for all our customers; special cuts, embroidery and repairs.

Size Height Chest/ Waist/ Hips Leg Under Arm Back
X Small 5'1" (155cm) 30-32" (76-82cm) 25” (63.5cm) 17” (43cm) 22" (56cm)
Small 5'6" (170cm) 34-36" (86-92cm) 27” (68.5cm) 20” (51cm) 23” (58.5cm)
Medium 5'10" (178cm) 38-40" (96-102cm) 30” (76cm) 21” (53.5cm) 24” (61cm)
Large 6'0" (183cm) 42-44" (107-112cm) 32” (81.5cm) 22” (56cm) 26” (66cm)
X Large 6'2" (189cm) 46-48" (117-123cm) 32” (81.5cm) 22” (56cm) 27 1/2” (70cm)
XX Large 6'2" (189cm) 50-52" (127-132cm) 33” (84cm) 23” (58.5cm) 28 1/2” (72.5cm)



Special Cuts

Special cut suits can be ordered via our product pages and you can download our special cut form here.

Accurate measurements are important as your garment will be made with the measurements that you provide.

Should your garment not fit due to an error on your part, a fee will be charged for any amendments or re-cuts.

Do not add extra length to your measurements. We will grade the suit to allow for clothing to be worn underneath giving a lose fit and full movement.

If there is an error on our part we will re-cut the garment at no extra cost.


Special Cut Fee + £25

Ultra Special Cut Fee + £30

  • We charge a special cut fee to make clothing to your measurements
  • If incorrect measurements are provided we will require an amendment fee to make any required changes
  • If we are unable to amend the garment and the whole garment needs re-cutting we also charge a re-stock fee in addition to a re-cut fee

Special Cut Terms + Conditions