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Quick Guide: Top Northern Christmas Tree Spots

In search of the perfect tree to brighten up your home this festive season? Look no further than these North East Christmas tree spots.

Whether it’s for your final year uni house or a completely new accommodation you’ve recently moved to, a Christmas tree always makes for a perfect addition. Especially since, last year, we weren’t exactly feeling hugely festive with all the lockdown announcements.

So, make the most of this season by choosing a real Christmas tree.

1/ Hamsterley Forest, County Durham


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When? From Saturday, December 4.

Other Info? Hamsterley Forest is hosting a family Elf and Tree walk, with a free hot chocolate, at £3 per leaflet. Or, if it’s just you and your mates, pay a visit to their cafe for some festive hot food and drinks, before heading into the forest for a blissful winter walk.

Check out their Facebook.

2/ East Grange Farm, Durham


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When? Saturday, November 20 and Sunday, November 21. Then it will reopen from Friday, November 26 until Christmas.

Other Info? East Grange sells Nordmann fir Christmas trees, which, according to the farm’s website, are known for their attractive appearance and, luckily, their needles don’t fall out easily, so you can spend less of the festive season tidying up! They also sell potted trees.

Check out their FAQ section.

3/ Raby Castle, Darlington


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When? From Saturday, November 27.

Other info? When collecting your tree, why not make a day of it? With a festive wreath workshop on the same day the Christmas trees go on sale, as well as a Christmas market on the first weekend in December, you’ll be in a great mood for the festive season ahead.

Read their website for more.

4/ Broomhall Christmas Trees, Newcastle


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When? From Saturday, November 27.

Other Info? Trees on offer at Broomhall include Nordmann Fir, Fraser Fir and Norway Spruce, so read up on them before you go to make sure you’re choosing the right one. They’re also hosting their annual Facebook competition soon, so keep your eyes peeled!

Take a look at their website and Facebook.

5/ Northern Christmas Trees, Gosforth


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When? From Friday, November 19.

Other Info? With a marquee serving hot drinks, mulled wine and mince pies, we think we’ve found the perfect place. Types of trees include Nordmann Fir, Lodge Pole Pine and Traditional Norway Spruce. And, to top it all off, they have their own inflatable Santa.

Check out their website and Facebook.

We can’t wait to go and choose the perfect tree.

Let us know where you usually go to collect your tree, and don’t forget to tag us in your pictures at @lstdnorth

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