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Where to Buy a Real Christmas Tree across the North East and Yorkshire

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November 2023
Reading time 4 Minutes

There's nothing that will get you more in the mood for Christmas than putting up your Christmas tree, and there's no denying there is something especially festive about choosing a real tree

Here are some of our favourite places to find your perfect Christmas tree, but it's worth checking beforehand with each supplier when their trees become available.

There are usually thousands of trees on offer here so whether you’re looking for a Norway Spruce, Lodgepole Pine or Nordmann Fir, they’ll have something for you. With a grower exclusive to them, they always have plenty of stock, helping to bring the Christmas spirit to as many homes as possible. Why not collect some of their free off-cuts to take home and make your very own wreath?
Double Row, Seaton Delaval NE25 0PP
0191 237 7887

The family at Whelly Hill Farm have been selling real Christmas trees for the past 18 years, so they know exactly what they’re talking about. They supply a wide range of varieties and sizes, going up to 20 feet, and the selection consists of Nordmann Fir, Fraser Fir, Norway Spruce and Scots Pine. You can order online (from 10th November) and the farm will be open for trees and for click and collect from 24th November. Local delivery (up to 20 miles) is £15.
Whelly Hill Farm, Hartlepool TS27 3BH
07973 281211

A family-run business on a working farm, celebrating 30 years, and 20 years of selling beautiful, fresh Christmas trees with a selection of different trees available including Nordmann and Fraser Fir, all netted and carried to your car (they offer a same day delivery service too). The farm also sells bags of fir cuttings – perfect for wreath making.
Choppington, Northumberland
NE62 5TJ
07974 018432

For those looking for a Nordmann Fir Christmas tree this year, look no further. Known for their uniform shape and superior needle retention, East Grange get their trees from an award-winning grower in North Yorkshire and with a new supply cut and delivered each week, you know theirs are as fresh as could be. Alongside trees, they also sell stands, decorations and homemade wreaths, as well as a selection of pot-grown trees.
High Shincliffe, Durham DH1 2TB
0191 384 2718

A family-owned business, Northumbria Christmas Trees are dedicated to growing top-quality Nordmann Fir to the highest standards and practices. As a specialised low volume grower, they give maximum attention to each individual tree and as such they are all hand-trimmed, -shaped and -harvested. They also practice sustainable growing practices, meaning for every tree harvested another is planted. Trees are available from 28th November but deliveries can start as early as 10th November for online orders.
Callerton Garden Centre, Westerhope NE5 1NL
07799 048261

Family-owned since 1978, Cowell’s know how important Christmas is for families and as such want to help make it the most wonderful time of year. With an impressive choice of trees, a covered shopping area, and multiple Christmas helpers on hand, heading to Cowell’s is a festive treat in itself. Not to mention, they cut the bottoms off the trees and net them before putting them into customers’ vehicles, and offer local delivery too.
Main Road, Woolsington NE13 8BW
0191 286 3403

Open weekends throughout December (and to pre-order) Bellshill Farm sell fresh Northumberland-grown Christmas trees ranging between 4ft and 9ft in height. Take time to pick your perfect tree, which will then be netted onsite for ease of transport.
North Belshill, Belford NE70 7HP
01668 213009

From25th November, you can take your pick from a large selection of freshly chopped trees from Raby Estate’s Christmas tree plantation, alongside fresh wreaths and foliage. Make an occasion of it and enjoy a hot cocoa in the café before browsing their jam-packed Christmas shop. After the festivities are over, you can return your Christmas tree to be recycled into chippings for use across the estate too.
Staindrop, Darlington DL2 3AH
01833 660202

Growing just two varieties of trees on their plantation in Northumberland (Nordmann Fir and Norway Spruce), you can order online, and the trees are available from 5ft to 15ft. Each one is hand cut to order so lasts longer than your average Christmas tree, and will be delivered direct to your door, so it’s completely hassle free.
01434 307506

Read More: All the Benefits of Getting a Real Christmas Tree and How to Choose the Right One 

Opening Friday 17th November, this seasonal shop sells a range of decorations, firewood, local produce and the region’s largest choice of freshly-cut and sustainably-grown Christmas trees. With a wealth of experience in growing and looking after a broad variety of sizes, shapes and types, choose from a selection of Nordmann Fir, Norway Spruce, Blue Spruce and more. Plus, their new seating area is the perfect place to enjoy a hot drink and a selection of cakes while you’re there.
Grange Farm, Jolby Lane, Croft-on-Tees DL2 2TF
01325 720673

This farm has a great range of Nordmann, Spruce and Pine Christmas trees which start at 5ft and go all the way up to 13ft tall. They also have a selection of potted trees and handmade wooden decorations to choose from.
Newcastle Road, West Boldon NE36 0BE

Based on a farm on the outskirts of Newcastle, this family-run business has been helping people find their perfect tree for over 36 years, and if they’ve learnt anything over this time it’s that everyone’s perfect tree is different. Opening on 25th November this year, Broomhall Farm has a selection of real trees available ranging in height from four to 16 feet, as well as offering a same or next day local delivery service.
Broomhall Farm, Newcastle NE5 1NS
01661 820217

For a unique, festive family experience head to Durham Christmas Trees. Take your time to wander through the plantation before picking your perfect sustainably-grown tree – these zero-mile trees have never travelled before leaving the farm. Once you have chosen your tree, simply tag it and it will then be cut down for you to take home or for delivery, to keep it as fresh as possible. Their PYO fresh-cut trees are Nordmann Firs and sizes range from 3ft to 11ft.
Heigh Hall Farm, Bowburn DH6 5NJ
07805 668090


As Yorkshire (and Nottinghamshire’s) largest supplier of locally-grown premium Christmas trees, Bawtry Forest know what they’re talking about when it comes to these green giants (up to 25 feet). In the heart of Bawtry Forest their site boasts thousands of freshly-cut trees, from the traditional Norway Spruce to the Nordmann Fir. Once you’ve chosen your tree why not head over to the Bauble Barn where you’ll find a huge selection of Christmas gifts, handmade wreaths, tree lights and hand decorated glass baubles.
Great North Road, Bawtry DN10 6DG
01302 951020

From 25th November, you can take your pick from a large selection of freshly-chopped trees from Raby Estate’s Christmas tree plantation, alongside fresh wreaths and foliage. Make an occasion of it and enjoy a hot cocoa in the café before browsing their jam-packed Christmas shop. After the festivities are over, you can return your Christmas tree to be recycled into chippings for use across the estate too.
Staindrop, Darlington DL2 3AH
01833 660202

Award-winning Billingley Christmas Tree Farm are growers of a fabulous range of award-winning Christmas trees including the Fraser Fir, Nordmann Fir and Norway Spruce. Each year one of the barns is turned into a magical display where you can choose a tree, as well as enjoy a visit with Santa and meet the resident reindeer. Their trees are also available online for nationwide delivery.
New Hall Farm, Back Lane, Billingley S72 0JF
07811 610359

Whether you wish to choose your tree in person, or would prefer to buy online and have it delivered to your door, Stockeld Park has the perfect Christmas Tree for you. From 25th November they are selling real, non-needle drop Nordmann Fir Christmas Trees from three to 12 feet, all grown on the Stockeld Park Estate.
Stockeld Park, Wetherby LS22 4AN
01937 586333

Methley Estate planted their first Christmas tree in 1996. Fast forward to now and the farm has 18,000 trees growing at any one time… so there are plenty to choose from! Whether you prefer to select from the pre-cut trees in the barn (all displayed without nets so you can see their shape) or browse the plantation before cutting your own tree from the field, the trees will be available from 18th November.
Home Farm, Methley LS26 9DU
07922 896598

Ripponden Christmas Tree Farm plantation was established from scratch with annual plantings, with the Nordman Fir making up about 75 percent of everything that is grown here (reflecting its popularity with customers) while the remainder of trees are a mixture of traditional Norway Spruce, Blue Spruce and Fraser Fir, and the trees are all ready for inspection in the farm’s huge barn.
Hole Head Farm, Eccles Parlour, Ripponden HX6 4NU
07814 184130

Read More: How and Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in the North East and Yorkshire

Wrap up warm, pull on your boots and head to Dalby Forest to find your Christmas tree this year. Always a treasured family moment, full of festive fun, you can choose from British grown Normann Fir or Norway Spruce up to 10 feet tall! With 100 years of forestry experience, there are plenty of experts on hand to help you choose the perfect tree and the money raised from your tree will go to help Forestry England maintain their forests. Open until Saturday 17th December.
Dalby Forest Visitors Centre, Low Dalby, Thornton-le-Dale YO18 7LT

Growing Christmas trees takes years of investment and careful management, and at Scampston Estate each year their young trees are meticulously hand shaped and pruned in order to encourage the tree to branch and gradually achieve the full appearance of a quality Christmas tree. Head to Scampston to pick your perfectly proportioned tree – for each one harvested another is planted in its place, ensuring the production is entirely sustainable.
Scampston Walled Garden, Malton YO17 8NG
01944 759111

This family business have over 25 years of experience growing and selling Christmas trees (they are champion growers, providing the tree for Downing Street) and provide good old-fashioned value for money, with a friendly service. Opening from 24th November, there are three ways to shop their trees: choose your tree, wreath and decorations from The Tree Barn, shop on their online shop for local delivery, or pick your own direct from the field.
Wigginton Lodge, York YO32 2RH
07957 220837

This family-run business are proud to provide home-grown quality Christmas trees direct from their farm. Whether you choose a tree in the field or one ready cut from their barn, at Newsholme they only cut the trees they need to sell that week, meaning they’re fresher and will last longer, and offer a click and collect service for all their trees including Nordmann Fir, Fraser Fir and Norway Spruce – there is something for everyone. Head here for their Festive Weekend on 18th and 19th November.
Newsholme, Goole DN14 7JS
01757 630106

Celebrating 20 years of growing trees, and opening on the weekends of 11th–12th and 18th–19th of November this year for anyone keen to get first pick and to choose and tag their tree in the field, you can collect your tree anytime from the 23rd November when the farm will open every day. Trees will still be available in the field, or choose from a pre-cut tree in the floodlit barn where you’ll also find hand decorated wreaths, decorations and reindeer!
Beacon Hill Farm, Woolley Edge, Wakefield WF4 2LQ
01924 830340

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