Posted by Gary Keen on 30th Nov 2015

Best Places to Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree

Nothing says Christmas like a real Christmas tree! In addition to being the perfect base to get creative and decorate with metres of glistening fairy lights, tinsel and more baubles than you can shake a candy cane at, it fills the room with a lush, evergreen fragrance. Artificial alternatives are no competition to the natural, earthy aroma of a real tree. Whether you’re after a traditional Norway Spruce or a slightly alternative Blue Spruce, make this year extra special by selecting and chopping down your very own tree.

Dinmore Hill Christmas Trees, Herefordshire

Two time winner of the BCTGA Christmas Tree Grower of the Year Award, Colin and Davina have been growing Christmas trees for over 25 years. They offer six varieties of tree up to a whopping 30ft! As well as choosing and chopping your own, Dinmore Hill also offer ready cut and pot grown trees, perfect for the eco-friendly folk. Plant it in your garden when the festive season is over and re-use it year after year.

Welford Christmas tree park, Northamptonshire

Enjoy a day of festive fun with the family at Welford Christmas Tree Park. The family-run farm have been growing trees and offering award-winning handmade wreaths since 1992. After you have chopped down your tree, visit the newly expanded shop and choose decorations from the hundreds of handmade garlands, lighting and baubles whilst tucking into a complimentary mince pie or a glass of mulled wine. Don’t forget the mistletoe!

Badger Hill Christmas Tree Farm, Bedford

Located in the picturesque Bedfordshire countryside, enjoy a winter walk through the six acres of land at Badger Hill and select your tree from the 10,000+ they have on offer. From the ever popular Norway Spruce with it’s aromatic ‘Christmas tree’ scent, to the Nordmann Fir, featuring soft, flat needles making it a great choice for families with children or pets, you are bound to find the perfect tree at Badger Hill.

Ty Cerrig, South Wales

After years of unsuccessfully searching for the perfect, local, fresh tree, Ty Cerrig Christmas Tree Farm was born. Starting from a mere 200 Norway Spruce trees planted in 2006, the farm now boasts over 16,000 trees and prides itself on providing locally grown, fresh products at a fair price.

Christmas Trees Yorkshire, Huddersfield

Offering a huge range of Nordmann Firr and Colorado Blue trees from 5ft to 10ft, Christmas Trees Yorkshire supply the North of England with the freshest trees and wreaths. Pick your favourite and either chop it down yourself or the staff on hand will be happy to assist. Make sure to stop by the new and improved gift shop before you leave and stock up on trinkets for your tree made from the highest quality ceramic.

Bishops Offley Christmas Trees, Suffolk

A family run business in Staffordshire, Bishops Offley offer an interesting range of Christmas trees over the six acres of land in Sow Valley. As well as pre-cut and potted trees, there is an option to select, dig out and cut down your own tree. Be prepared with suitable footwear and make sure you remember your saw.