Escape the shops this Christmas and come to Delamere Forest (Whitefield site) to choose your perfect tree from our sustainably grown selection, visit Santa's grotto, enjoy festive treats.
Christmas Tree Sales
Our Christmas Tree sales start Monday 1st December, and will be open every day until Sunday 14th December 2014 inclusive. Weekdays 10-7pm Weekends 9-5pm.
Tree range available
We offer a range of sustainably grown Christmas trees. You can choose from:
- Fir - rigid, upright stance makes it ideal for decorating. There is excellent retention of the broad, soft needles.
- Spruce - the traditional Christmas tree with a good conical structure. The fine needles are a rich green colour and have a distinctive fragrance.
- Pine - cheery, bushy foliage with a fragrant scent. The long soft needles are retained well.
Prices range from £30 to £65, and our selection of trees will range in size from 4ft to 8ft 9depending on stock available). All trees are netted by our team for your convenience, and during busy periods a carry out service may be available by local volunteers.
We will have a range of tree stands available to hold your tree upright and keep it in the best condition by allowing you to water your tree regularly. Stands will range in price from £20 to £30.
Just follow the AA road signs and our Forestry Commission 'Christmas trees & grotto' signs. For Sat Nav use CW8 2HZ postcode, then following the signs. Parking will be free at the Christmas tree sales site at Whitefield throughout the event.
Santa's Grotto will be open 9am-5pm (last admission 3pm) on:
Saturday 6th December Sunday 7th December
Saturday 13th December
Sunday 14th December
Cost: £5 per child entry. all children entering the grotto must be paid for regardless of age. All accompanying adults will be charged £2 admission.
Please note that we resrve the right to close earlier than advertised due to demand.
Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.
Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate school or groups this year.
Join our self led Graffalo's Child trail and take part in a range of activities. The trail is designed to help children find out more about forests and the importance of wood and trees to their daily lives, and can be enjoyed by all the family.
An activity leaflet is available from the Cafe at the Forest Centre (while stocks last), which will give you additional ideas and challenges to complete while you are enjoying your visit.
When: every day from 3rd October until 28th February 2015.
Where: start and finish at the Forest Centre.
Route: It is approximately 2 miles long, and suitable for pushchairs.
Cost: the self led Gruffalo's Child is free of charge. Parking charges will apply (please remember to bring suitable change)