If, like me, you have left it completely last minute to get your Christmas tree this year, do not panic. There are plenty of places around Devon and Cornwall where you can get a lovely tree for your home. Thanks to our social media following, we have put together a list of the best places you can get your Christmas tree for this year. If we’ve missed any out, let us know in the comments!
Dartmoor Christmas Trees, Dartmoor
The trees at Dartmoor have won over 30 British Christmas Tree Growers Association awards from 2003 to 2016, more than any other grower in the UK. They are so successful because they are passionate about what they do and dedicated to producing beautiful trees that are local and sustainable. All their Christmas trees are grown in the heart of Dartmoor and harvested on a daily basis to keep them fresh. Whether you go for a classic Norway Spruce or one of the ever-popular firs, you can guarantee that it will be from a sustainable source and each time they cut one down, they will plant at least one new tree to take its place.
Ashburton Christmas Trees, Ashburton
Adam started planting Christmas trees in 1978 on a small scale. From there, the staff at Ashburton Christmas Trees started retailing from the field as a choose and cut experience in 2011. Each year more and more people enjoy visiting them to pick their perfect tree knowing that the tree is freshly cut straight from the grower.
Marldon Christmas Trees, Marldon
In the heart of the Devonshire countryside lies a traditional Christmas Tree Farm. At Marldon Christmas Trees, they grow and sell hundreds of fresh pre-cut, Devon-grown Christmas trees. However – there’s a lot more to them than their trees!
Whether you visit Santa in his treehouse grotto, and wander through his village or have a munch in their café and visit the reindeer, they’re sure you’ll love your trip to Marldon. They constantly changing what they do, ensuring that you experience a truly magical Christmas.
Stacey’s Christmas Tree Farm, Holsworthy
Stacey’s Christmas Tree Farm is a family run business near the Devon and Cornwall border in a small village called Clawton. They began planting Christmas trees in 1990 and since then they have quite literally grown to about 30,000 trees of different varieties and sizes.
The trees are cut daily and put in their display area for you to choose from or alternatively you can take a wander and choose one straight from the field. Their staff are always available to carry them back to your car and help load.
John Cockram Christmas Trees, Chulmleigh
John Cockram’s 11 acre plantation at Horwood has been selling to the pubic since 2014. They have extended their opening times from last year and will now be open seven days a week, for you to come and select your freshly cut tree direct from the grower. They are located centrally in Horwood village, and look forward to seeing you at their plantation soon!