CHRISTMAS is just around the corner and people will be rushing to put up their Christmas trees this weekend.

Whilst many people have got their festive decorations up already- fear not if you are running a little behind because there are plenty of Christmas trees still available.

There is something special about buying a real Christmas tree, it is often regular festive tradition for families.

Best of all, each tree is unique, so you are bound to find a tree that adheres to your personal preferences.

Here are some fantastic places in North Hampshire to buy your own real Christmas tree.

The Christmas Barn at Hartley Wintney

West Green Road, Hartley Wintney, Hook, RG27 8LP

These Christmas Trees are not harvested until the second half of November, making them truly fresh so that your tree will look good for the whole Christmas season.

They display the trees in stands for you to have a good look all round them and so choose the perfect tree for your Christmas.

Both Norway Spruce (old fashioned) and Nordman Fir (‘non-drop’) are stocked in varying sizes from approximately 3 feet (90 cm) to 12 feet (3.5m) tall, and taller trees are available on request.

Basingstoke Garden Centre

Winchester Road, North Waltham, RG25 2DJ

This weekend they have a special offer on. When you buy a Christmas tree at Basingstoke Garden Centre you get a free coffee at Honesty bakery.

They have tons to choose from and you can also stock up on baubles and tree lights too.

Conkers, Old Basing

London Rd, Old Basing, Basingstoke RG24 7JL

The beautiful family run garden centre with a stunning Christmas display.

Their beautiful British grown Christmas trees come in all shapes and sizes and they have cut and potted trees to choose from.

Ollie’s Christmas Trees, Fleet

Beacon Hill Rd, Fleet, GU52 8DY

A seasonal shop only open for Christmas tree purchases over the festive period.

They sell a variety of trees from 3ft to 12ft, both traditional Spruces, the popular Nordmann Fir Non-drop variety, pot grown and cut trees. 

Whether you’re in a hurry and wanting to get your tree quickly and with minimal hassle or bringing the kids along for a family day out, Ollie’s can help you.

Rosebourne Garden Centre, Weyhill

Amesbury Road, Weyhill, Andover, SP11 8ED

They have some beautiful real cut Christmas trees in stock.

Premium Cut Nordmann Fir start from £19.99  and Premium Cut Fraser Fir start from £39.99.

Did you know that each seed is chilled to simulate the natural winter conditions and then grown for 3 years on a specialist nursery?

Once the young tree becomes established it spends the next 5-6 years being hand-shaped by skilled staff, controlling both the width and height to create the perfect Christmas tree.

Willis Farm Christmas Trees, Andover

Vernham Dean, Hampshire, SP11 0LL

If you are after a humongous tree this is the place for you.

Here you can purchase Norway Spruce from 4ft to 24ft, Nordmann Fir (non-drop type) 5ft t0 20ft. Large trees over 12ft cut to order only.

You can also get your hands on beautiful handmade foliage wreaths, pot grown trees – and mistletoe.

Enham Trust

Enham Alamein, Andover, SP11 6JS

Pick your perfect Christmas Tree from Enham Trust’s field.

With over 20,000 Nordmann trees to tickle your festive fancy you are guaranteed to find the perfect fit for your home this Christmas.

The locally grown trees range from 3ft to 6ft.