Whether you want a giant Douglas fir – often the most popular – to take up half your living room, or a small and sweet-smelling Norway spruce to sit cutely in the corner, we’ve got you covered. To fill that fir-shaped hole in your life this winter, these are the best places to buy a real Christmas tree in Bristol this year. Some of these also offer click-and-collect and other delivery options. Now just to find where we packed away the decorations from last year…
Frenchay Forestry has over 30 acres of Christmas tree plantation and an additional 70 acres of Beech woodland in the Mendips. Offering customers freshly-cut, locally-grown Christmas trees throughout the festive season. You can choose your Christmas tree from this Bristol forestry based on certain characteristics such as retention, bushiness and smell, as well as whether your tree will be based indoors or outdoors. The team here will be happy to help you out.
Select from smells such as pine, forest or sweet. Who knew a Christmas tree had so many options? Its trees are part of the Mendip Christmas Tree Farm and you can buy some online or at Frenchay Cricket Club, Bristol Christmas Tree Farm and Clifton Christmas Trees.
Frenchay Cricket Club, Off Filton Road, BS16 1QQ
This small Bristol Christmas tree business has a number of pop-up locations around the city, including Victoria Park in Bedminster and The Tobacco Factory in Southville, as well as Beechen Cliff Methodist Church in Bath. The colour is not the only green thing about Ali and Joe’s Christmas trees, however.
They are also sustainable and locally sourced. They sell low-drop Christmas trees in sizes all the way up to 10ft tall and also offer potted trees to buy or rent. Not only are these trees kinder to the planet, but a proportion of Christmas tree sales go towards local Bristol charities.
You’ll find real, premium cut and pot-grown Christmas trees at Cadbury Garden Centre in Congresbury. The Christmas trees here are also sustainably-sourced and there’s a wide range on offer to choose from guaranteed to last throughout the Christmas period.
Their trees are grown on Christmas tree farms, where a cut tree is replaced with at least one new tree and this year you can now take your tree home in a compostable bio netting. Tree prices range from £19.99 for a tree up to 5 feet tall to £97.99 for a tree up to 10 feet.
Smallway, Congresbury, BS49 5AA
Also in Frenchay, is Frenchay Christmas Tree Farm and it is open up until Christmas Eve, as well as offering delivery and click & collect services. You can reserve a tree online and opt to have it delivered or collected from its site on Old Gloucester Road. However, if you fancy visiting this Christmas tree farm in Bristol and selecting the perfect one yourself.
There is a huge range of prices, the trees are individually labelled, and they are offering some reasonably-priced pre-cut trees upwards 0f £40. You’ll find Christmas tree classics like Norway spruces, Fraser firs and pot-grown trees. As well, you’ll find more unusual varieties like the Blue Spruce. The farm describes it as having “a beautiful, silvery blue-green hue” and that “this very fragrant Christmas tree is unlike any other.”
Old Gloucester Road, Frenchay, BS16 1QW
The Sheepway Christmas Tree site is located near Portbury. It is run by the Hardwick family who is passionate about the trees they grow. Family member, John Hardwick, is the former chairman of the British Christmas Tree Growers Association and has grown fresh Christmas trees covering over 50 acres for just over 30 years. So, Sheepway sure knows how to grow and take care of Christmas trees.
The farm grows three varieties – Fraser Fir, Nordmann Fir and Norway Spruce – and all trees are cut down as late as possible in order to maximise needle retention. No one wants too many needles all over their presents, do they? The trees are delivered from their farm in the Quantock Hills to Sheepway and prices start from £20. There is also a click-and-collect service available.
Springfield House, Sheepway, Portbury, BS20 7TE
Cleeve Nursery has a remarkable selection of cut fresh real Christmas trees near Bristol. From the traditional Norway Spruce with its characteristic forest scent to the needlefast non-drop types such as Fraser and Nordmann fir.
All of its trees are taken from renewable sources, and are ethically produced and locally grown. You can pre-order the tree of your dreams on the nursery’s website before collecting, or arranging for it to be delivered.
Bristol Christmas Trees want to put the magic back into Christmas tree shopping. Partnering with the Steam Crane Pub on the North Street, they’ll help you pick out the perfect real Christmas tree nearby. While you can enjoy a mulled wine or cider and roasted chestnuts in the pub garden.
Sourcing high quality Nordman non needle drop trees, they sell only Double A graded trees are freshly cut from our local Christmas tree farms in Bristol. Prices range from £36 for 4ft to £72 for 8ft. Learn more here.
The Steam Crane Pub, 4 – 6 North Street, Bedminster, BS3 1HT
Best of the rest:
Based in Yate, Cotswold Christmas Trees has been selling quality real Christmas trees in Bristol for over 20 years. There have three varieties available, the Norway Spruce, Nordman Fir and Noble Fir. They also have sites outside Morrisons in Bath and Chippenham.
Yate Town Football Club, The Jelf Stadium, Lodge Road, Yate, BS37 7LE
You can grab fresh-cut, real Christmas trees such as Nordman and Fraser firs from Almondsbury. Prices start from £19.99 and they offer seven-day delivery also. If you fancy it, you can also buy artificial Christmas trees from here too.
Over Lane, Almondsbury, BS32 4BP
You can spot Sam Harper outside the Sainsbury’s in Clifton most days at the moment, selling Nordmann Firs, Fraser Firs and Norwegian Spruces from £30 to £100. He’s also got some lovely handmade Christmas Tree stands crafted from real tree trunks for sale too!
Alma Rd, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2DP