Looking to get a fresh Christmas tree this year? There’s nothing quite like a real Christmas tree to add that special magic to your winter festivities. You can be sure a real tree will make a stunning addition to your home, carrying that unmistakable aroma of fresh pine.
Here are some of the best places to get a fresh Christmas tree in the south east.
Magic of Foresters, Kent
Situated in Bromley, Kent, surrounded by beautiful Kent countryside, lies Magic of Foresters, a charming family-run Christmas tree nursery. It is an oasis of serenity, home to thousands of trees infused with that special Christmas magic.
The family who grow and nurture the trees have cared for the land since 1960. With decades of experience, they are experts in producing the most beautiful Christmas trees. Every one of the trees is lovingly selected, planted and hand-pruned. Every year, their trees make Christmas an unforgettable experience for hundreds of families.
Christmas Tree Farm, Essex
Situated in Battlesbridge, Essex, Christmas Tree Farm offers a huge selection of freshly cut, bushy, fragrant, needle-retaining real Christmas trees from 3ft to 20ft in height. The range of Christmas trees available include varieties of fir, spruce and pine. The farm continually develops new varieties and will offer five main tree-types for sale this year.
The farm also sells a range of attractive water-holding tree stands, from traditional wrought-iron styles to contemporary designs from the USA. They also offer handmade holly wreaths, mistletoe, and a selection of authentic Christmas decorations.
Sussex Trees, Sussex
With locations in Five Ashes, East Sussex and Goddenwick Farm, West Sussex, Sussex Trees is home to an impressive 150,000 trees. The owner, Farmer Tom, believes that choosing a Christmas tree is one of the key events of the Christmas holiday, and he aims to make the experience as festive as possible.
Sussex Trees also has a wonderful selection of animals for visitors to meet, including a herd of reindeer, donkeys, alpacas and llama, and pygmy goats. And we mustn’t forget Boycie, Farmer Tom’s loyal canine companion.
Oxenford Farm, Surrey
Situated in Elstead, Surrey, Oxenford Farm sells high-quality Christmas trees, homegrown on their farm, ranging in height from 3ft to 30ft plus. They are a traditional working farm that has been growing Christmas trees for over 50 years.
The location is rich with history, and was originally a ley farm for Waverley Abbey in the 12th Century with its own carp pond. They also have a number of striking buildings designed by Augustus Pugin, the designer of the Houses of Parliament in London.
In more recent times, Oxenford Farm has been used as a location in the films Wolfman and, Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood, as well as for the Eurythmics video Sweet Dreams.
Pines and Needles, Greater London
With a selection of stores all over London, Pines and Needles aim to cover all the capital’s Christmas tree needs. They were founded by brothers Josh and Sam who, as youngsters aged 15 and 13, decided to load an old horsebox with Christmas trees from their family farm in Scotland and lug them down to London.
Since then, Pines and Needles has built an impressive client base, including the royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who bought one of their trees in 2016. Despite their success, the brothers stay true to their original vision of supplying trees to provide a magical family experience full of laughter and nostalgic memories.
Now we have given you some ideas of where you can find your perfect fresh Christmas tree, you now just need to consider how you get it home. Why not hire a van from us at Ace Rent a Van? Just call our friendly team on 020 7277 9853.