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The Best Christmas Tree Farms in Cheshire 2020

By Jenny Schippers – 27th October 2020
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Christmas Tree Farms Begin to Open

As the Christmas tree farms and stockists around Cheshire start to open and begin selling their perfect trees ready for the festive season, it is important to know where to go so you can support local this year. Many farms will be opening this weekend (21st/22nd November) so you can pick your tree with some even offering the chance to reserve for collection at a later date. The Government rules on the opening of Christmas tree farms is vague, if they are also a garden centre or farm shop then they can continue to operate as planned. Some may however be closed until 3rd December so make sure to check before you visit.

Keeping it Local

I have tried to include a wide range of locations so you can remain local in line with the lockdown restrictions. If you know of any other sellers/farms locally then please let me know so I can add them to the Guide that I have put together on Instagram at @girlabout.cheshire

Cheshire Christmas Tree Farms & Stockists 2020

Walton Xmas Trees & Nursery

Chester Road, Higher Walton, Warrington, WA4 6TJ

This is a hidden gem of a Christmas tree farm and although small, they grow a range of trees and sizes that you can select and cut yourself (or they will do it for you). They also have freshly cut trees available and planted trees in pots. There is often a selection of fresh wreaths, crem pots, and Christmas flower displays available to purchase too. The nursery is now open daily to reserve and collect – check their Facebook page for updates. The trees are £25 each, cash only.

The Backford Christmas Tree Farm

The Christmas Tree Farm, Gordon Lane, Backford, Chester, CH2 4DG

Thousands of trees available to select straight from the field. Non-needle drop trees from £15 and a huge range of sizes up to 25ft. Decorated wreaths also available. The farm opens 21st November and is then open daily 8 am – 8 pm until Christmas. They are offering a click and collect service as well as local delivery. Check the website and Facebook page for updates.

Grappenhall Christmas Tree Farm

Carr House Farm, Broad Lane, Warrington, WA4 3ET

Opening 21st November, this vast Christmas tree farm is the real deal! Head out into the fields to select your own tree. Open Saturday 9 am -5 pm and Sunday 10 am – 4 pm.  Check their Facebook page for updates. Local delivery can be arranged.

DD Forestry Christmas Tree Farm

Spy Cottage, Longley Lane, Kelsall, CW6 0TG

Located close to the scenic Delamere Forest, you can wander through the 10,000 trees, 5 different varieties, to hand-select your perfect tree. There are also two sites within Delamere Forest itself where you can buy their freshly cut trees. Delamere Railway Station (next to Station House café) and on Forest Road, Norley, just past Hatchmere Lake. The pick your own site at Kelsall is open daily 9 am – 4.30 pm from 28th November to 20th December. Check their Facebook page for updates on sales within Delamere.

Ivy Cottage Tree Farm

45 Racecourse Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5LG

The Farm has Norway Spruce, Nordmann, and Fraser Firs growing in the fields in Wilmslow. They are bought to the Christmas Shop onsite for sale but there is the option to go out into the field and hand-selected your own tree. If you wish to handpick a Christmas tree, you will be able to do so daily 9 am -5 pm from 20th November. Check their Facebook page for updates.

Bents Garden Centre

Warrington Road, Glazebury, Warrington, WA3 5NT

Bents at Christmas is always a great idea! They do Christmas so well and it is always worth a trip in the run-up to look at all their festive displays. Every indoor and outdoor decoration you can imagine is available to purchase as well as artificial Christmas trees and gifts galore. They do also stock real Christmas trees in their garden centre closer to Christmas. As it gets busy, my recommendation would be to visit later in the evening during the week (open until 8 pm Monday-Friday and until 5.30 pm on Saturdays, 4.30 pm on Sundays).

T J Christmas Tree Farm

Cherry Tree Farm, Boothbed Lane, Allostock, Cheshire, WA16 9NB

The farm opened on the 16th November to choose a pre-cut or potted tree and is open Monday – Thursday 9 am – 5 pm. Keeping checking their Facebook page for updates.

Kenyon Hall Farm

Winwick Lane, Croft, Warrington, WA3 7ED

Kenyon Hall Farm with have their indoor forest of real trees open from late November; all freshly cut Nordmann and Fraser Fir – £19.99 to £59.99 depending on size. Living trees in pots will also be available at £29.99 as well as plenty of fresh seasonal produce from local suppliers and homegrown on the farm. Check their Facebook page for more updates.

Tarvin Sands

Kelsall Road, Tarvin, Chester, CH3 8NR

Tarvin Sands Reindeer Centre and Fishery is home to a large group of Scandanavian Reindeers that are very friendly and kept incredibly busy during the festive period! The farm is also selling tickets for their Magical Christmas Drive-In Show with tickets available to buy here and you can also pre-order your Christmas tree ranging in height from 5-7ft for £35. Check their Facebook page for updates.

Hollies Farm Shop

Tarporley Road, Little Budworth, Tarporley, CW6 9ES

This family-run business showcases the absolute best of local produce in their farm shop during the run-up to Christmas as well as having the impressive Christmas barn and Pop Up Christmas Shop selling gifts, decorations, and homeware. There will also freshly picked Christmas trees, wreaths, and plants available to purchase from 23rd November, check their Facebook page for updates.

The Dunham Barn

Dog Farm, School Lane, Dunham Massey, Altrincham, WA14 4TR

The Dunham Barn is the perfect spot for a festive visit. There will be a range of Nordman Christmas trees available for purchase, a carousel for little ones, festive market stalls, and a café. A Santa’s grotto is also open from 27th November – 23rd December with tickets available to purchase now on their website

Heaton House Farm

Rushton Spencer, Macclesfield, SK11 0RD

Heaton House Farm goes all out at Christmas! The shop stocks a wide selection of the finest Christmas trees in the area as well as incredible turkeys, geese, and even pheasants. There are also wreaths, locally brewed beer and homemade jams, chutneys, and Christmas Puddings too. They are open 7 days a week, from 10 am to 4 pm. 2020 opening times will be announced soon, keep checking their website for updates.

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