As Christmas fast approaches, Christmas Lights start to get switched on and the threat of snow is constant, thoughts are turning towards sorting out the Christmas Tree.
For some of us that means the onerous task of clambering into the loft to find and dust down the atrificial tree and for other like myself, it is the annual foray to find that perfect shaped, real fresh tree, to bring that festive pine smell into the home. Lovely!
So for those of you who enjoy the option of a fresh Christmas tree, here is our pick of some of the best Christmas Tree suppliers in and around Newbury.
Newbury Christmas Tree Farm, Bagnor - Pick Your Own !!
Bagnor Road, Donnington, Newbury. RG20 8BN
Situated on the road leading to the pretty village of Bagnor this farm has been newly planted with 5000 trees to provide a stock of trees in years to come.
Their three reindeer - Barry, Chocolate and Cupid - will be resident throughout the Christmas period! Check out Barry's Blog for updates on what's been going on at the farm and special bulletins direct from Rudolph at the North Pole!
Featured regularly on TV and local radio, a visit to the farm in guaranteed to bring a little Christmas cheer to everyone - Santa hands out gifts to children at the weekend, and our fabulous festive barn is a treasure trove of gifts, decorations and lights to help make your tree the most perfect ever.
Their Christmas trees are sourced as locally as possible, and in some cases grown on the farm itself. They cut fresh trees every day and their experienced staff are always on hand to help you select the very best one for your home.
And once you've found your perfect tree, they will net it and carry it to your car for you.
Yattendon Estate, Yattendon - For a wide variety of home grown trees.
Yattendon Estates, Yattendon, Berks. RG18 0UY
Christmas starts at Yattendon Barn with a festive atmosphere. Here you can find a good selction of Christmas decorations and gifts.
They have the largest freshest Christmas tree range to suit everyone, offering great value for the quality you desire.
Their experienced staff will be able to help you with your tree requirements and you will be able to choose from a variety of services ranging from having your tree drilled to being pointed and mounted onto a block, for you to take straight into your home.
All stocks are from fully sustainable nurseries on the Yattendon Estate which are replanted on an 8-9 year cycle.
There is ample level parking with disabled access.
Winter warm fayre is available at the weekends, offering mulled wine, mince pies, soup, and brie & bacon rolls.
Dial A Tree deliver Christmas Trees from free of charge to your door if you live in the above areas. Tree sizes are availalbe from 4ft - 10ft as arfe various varieties including Nordman Fir, Dark Green and Non Drop Trees.
Christmas Wreaths are available for delivery and all Trees and Wreaths are sourced locally. You can reserve your tree now and pay on delivery in December. Added to which, trees will not only be delivered but also collected after Christmas!
PLEASE NOTE: Both Newbury Christmas Tree Farm and Yattendon Estate are members of The British Christmas Tree Growers Association.
Why is this important?
Members of the BCTGA cultivate well shaped and sturdy trees especially for Christmas. You can only ensure this high quality by buying from members of this association. Look out for the Logo (see above right).
Member since: 9th July 2012
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