SoGlos has handpicked 18 places in Gloucestershire to buy your real Christmas trees, spanning family-run garden centres, farm shops, arboretums and nurseries, along with ideas for days out to make choosing your tree a truly festive occasion.
From traditional Norway Spruces and non-drop Nordmann Firs to cut trees and potted rent-a-trees, there really is a Christmas tree for everyone out there, just waiting to be decked with decorations.
Pick up a Nordmann Fir at The Fairview Gardener garden centre in Birdwood, near Gloucester, in time for Christmas.
Selling a lovely collection of festive decorations, from baubles to tree lights, the Gloucestershire garden centre has everything you need to bring Christmas cheer to your home. And the afternoon teas are sensational too.
The Nursery at Miserden is offering a vast range of traditional and non-drop real Christmas trees from Saturday 30 November to Tuesday 24 December 2019 – with trees spanning four to 12 feet tall and above, with Norway, Nordmann and Blue Spruces, along with Fraser Firs.
Situated on the outskirts of Stroud, the incredibly popular nursery also stocks seasonal pot plants, sprigs of holly and mistletoe, and wreaths that are perfect for adding some festive cheer to your front door.
Combine a visit to the stunning Cotswold attraction of Batsford Arboretum with a shopping trip for your perfect Christmas tree this season.
Choose from Norway Spruces, non-drop Nordmanns and Fraser Firs, before picking up some festive presents in the gift shop.
As well as offering a wonderful family day out, Westonbirt Arboretum near Tetbury is also a prime place to pick up a quality, sustainably-grown Christmas tree, from 30 November to 24 December 2019.
Westonbirt Arboretum’s expert tree team will be on hand to give advice about picking the perfect Christmas tree – and the money raised helps to maintain Forestry England’s forests for future generations. Plus, don’t miss the magical Enchanted Christmas on selected dates too.
Take a trip to Daylesford Organic where this winter you’ll find medium and large Norwegian trees for sale, along with a host of festive produce: from turkeys and ham joints to cheeses and delicious larder essentials.
The Cotswolds farm shop on the Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire border is a prime spot for Christmas shopping, with foodie gifts, artisan decorations, candles and much more.
From Saturday 23 November 2019, Winstones Ice Cream on Rodborough Common will be selling Christmas trees. What’s more, you get a free hot chocolate with every tree purchase!
Stocking locally-grown Nordmann Spruces, a trip to Gloucestershire’s famous ice cream producers is the perfect place to kick off the festivities.
Ranging from two to 14 feet tall and stocking Nordmann Firs, Norway Spruce, Silver Fir and Fraser Fir, Gloucester’s Over Farm Market has a large variety of Christmas trees, with many grown on the farm.
Over Farm’s trees are being sold from the roundhouse from Saturday 30 November 2019 and, while you’re there, you can stock up on wreaths and a range of tasty local produce.
As a part of its Frostival event, running at weekends from Friday 29 November to Sunday 22 December 2019, The Outdoor Inn in Cheltenham will be selling real Christmas trees as well as hosting festive activities.
What’s more, if you buy a tree from the popular Cheltenham bar, you’ll get a free beer – cheers!
Family-run Cheltenham garden centre, The Dawn Nurseries, has a large selection of home-grown trees, with Norway Spruces and lightly-scented Nordmann trees available.
Plus, with holly, mistletoe, lights and Christmas accessories also on offer, the Cheltenham nursery has all you need to transform your home into a winter wonderland.
Minchinhampton’s Tobacconist Farm is open throughout December 2019 selling a choice of real Christmas trees along with festive wreathes.
The family-run farm also stocks a selection of top-quality free-range chickens, cockerels and locally-shot game, all hand-prepared and ready for the oven.
Situated in a former petrol station between Stroud and Cirencester, Jolly Nice is selling a bumper crop of Christmas trees this festive season – stocking cut Nordmann firs and Norway spruces, as well as potted trees.
Head to Jolly Nice’s Christmas yurt to stock up on hampers, gifts and produce galore, along with placing your turkey orders at the upmarket farm shop.
Find your tree and a host of seasonal delights at Wotton Farm Shop, with traditional and non-drop cut Christmas trees available, in addition to holly, mistletoe and wreaths.
The farm shop also sells logs, kindling and coal to make sure you keep warm this winter, along with free-range meats and seasonal fruit and vegetables.
Stocking a range of trees from Saturday 23 November 2019, including Nordmanns, Blue Spruces and Norway Spruces, Cirencester Christmas Trees has an impressive selection of sizes and shapes to suit your home.
Beautifully-scented dried fruit wreathes, mistletoe and decorations can also be found at the nursery, which has been supplying Gloucestershire with festive trees for over 30 years.
Independently-owned Tewkesbury Garden Centre will be selling fresh British Christmas trees, along with a choice of wreaths and garlands for decking out your home this December 2019.
And, if you’re still searching for a present for a garden lover, then there’s a host of tools, accessories, bulbs, pots and more to get your gift list sorted.
Cheltenham’s Primrose Vale has teamed up with Cotswold Fir Forestry to offer a range of trees spanning non-drop Nordmanns to traditional firs and spruces of all sizes, available from Saturday 23 November 2019.
The popular farm shop, situated off Shurdington Road, also specialises in pot-grown trees along with its environmentally-friendly rent-a-tree service which is available from mid-December 2019.
In addition to selling free-range meat, eggs, fruit and veg, and store cupboard staples, Court Farm Shop near Cheltenham has a range of Christmas trees on offer from Sunday 24 November 2019.
Choose from Norway Spruces and Nordmann Firs up to seven foot, while there are also pot grown tress available and bunches of mistletoe.
Head to the Cotswolds to stock up on your Christmas tree at the family-run Burford Garden Company, which has three varieties of cut trees, from traditional Norways to non-drop Nordmanns, along with Fraser firs which are a new addition this year.
Those looking for pot-grown trees will find Nordmanns on offer at Burford Garden Company, while there are also two species of potted trees.
Cheltenham’s Dowdeswell Forestry has been selling Christmas trees since 1985, and from Saturday 30 November 2019, you can choose between four different varieties to take home.
From Lodge Pole Pines, Fraser Firs, Norway Spruces and resilient Nordmanns, the trees span from three to 15 feet tall – and those stocking up on logs can take advantage of its free tree delivery service.
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