It’s almost time to hunt for the Christmas tree stand and dust off the baubles as over the next few weeks, households all over the Bradford district will begin putting up their festive decorations for 2023.

Whether you want to give your trusty artificial tree a break after years on show, or you are just looking for somewhere new to pick a freshly cut one, there are plenty of garden centres and farms selling real Christmas trees in the area.

Let’s take a look at some of the best places to buy a real Christmas tree this year across the Bradford district, from the giant bushy ones to the less messy ones.

Please check with each location for accurate opening times and availability.

Some of the best places to buy real Christmas trees in the Bradford district

Festive Farm Shed

Location: The Farm Shed, Allerton Road, Bradford, BD15 8AB

Festive Farm Shed will be open to buy Christmas trees from Monday, November 25 until Sunday, December 24 and they are now taking orders for the 2023 season.

They have various types and different heights such as Premium Norway Spruce (1.5m-1.8m) from £24, to the likes of Nordmann Firs (9ft-10ft) from £72.

You can purchase the tree of your dreams either online or in person.

On Google reviews, one person said: “The best service, delivery and tree I have had. Seriously, the tree was stunning a lasted for months! I will definitely be buying from Lisa at The Farm Shed again. Honest friendly service is hard to find unless you shop at The Farm Shed. Highly recommended. Thanks Lisa.”

Whiteley’s Farm

Location: Whiteley's Farm, Hough Side Road, Pudsey, LS28 9JW

Whiteley's Farm has yet to confirm the official dates for when visitors can purchase their Christmas trees, but according to their Instagram page, it is set to be the last weekend in November.

You can keep up to date with the latest announcements including opening times on the Whiteley’s Farm Facebook page.

On Google reviews, this customer wrote: “Always bought our trees from these guys, their always super helpful. Couldn’t get our tree to sit straight in our base. Bought it down and they brought out the chainsaw. Basically saved xmas.”

Tong Garden Centre

Location: Tong Garden Centre, Tong Lane, Bradford, BD4 0RY

According to the Tong Garden Centre website, real Christmas trees are now available to buy in-store.

It says: “Carefully picked and chosen for their superb quality each year, our Premium Nordmann Firs are back and better than ever!

“The symmetrical shape, bushy branches and low needle drop of the Premium Nordmann Fir tree makes it our best seller year after year.

“The deep green, glossy needles are soft to touch so it’s an ideal option for when you have inquisitive little ones around.”

They can be bought in sizes from 4ft-8ft.

Writing about their visit last year on Google reviews, this account said: “Fabulous garden centre, and right now they have the best selection of Christmas items for miles around, loads of choice, trees, lights, decor, you name it they have it.”

Brookleigh Farm

Location: Brookleigh Farm, Burley Road, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 6NS

Brookleigh Farm Quality Christmas Trees are now taking bookings for real Christmas trees whilst the farm will open its gates to the public on November 25, according to their Facebook page.

You can also arrange for your Christmas tree to be collected after the most wonderful time of the year.

They sell a huge variety of ideal trees from pot-grown to Premium Frazer Fir and more, ranging in sizes from 4ft-7ft and prices from £40.00 to £70.00.

Hawkcliffe Farm Christmas Trees

Location: Hawkcliffe Farm Buildings, Steeton, Keighley, BD20 6QR

Hawkcliffe Farm will be open for their Christmas tree extravaganza from Friday, November 24 and will be open every day from 9.30am to 6.30pm until they sell out.

On the website, it says: “Visit us at Hawkcliffe Farm and pop into our Christmas tree shed.

“We have a vast selection of Nordmann Fir Christmas trees in all sizes which are all un-netted for you to choose from.

“With our knowledge & experience, we're sure you will find the perfect Christmas tree at Hawkcliffe Farm.”

This person left a review on Google, saying: “Our 2nd year getting a tree from here. Lovely and friendly folk, the barn is set out nicely and has a great festive feel. Plenty of parking and they do take card payments. They will also trim some of the bottom branches off for you if you have a stand for your tree.”