Where to buy a Christmas tree online that's just as lovely as one you'd pick yourself

Wondering where to buy a Christmas tree online that looks like it was plucked straight from an alpine forest? We've got the inside scoop.

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Knowing where to buy a Christmas tree online can be a bit of a minefield. Luckily, we know all the best places. 

Nothing says Christmas quite like the waft of pine needles from a fresh tree. And just because Christmas is set to look decidedly different this year, doesn't mean you have to sacrifice the time-honoured tradition of a real tree. 

Because we've rounded up all the places you can buy a fresh Christmas tree online this year – as well as some of the best artificial Christmas trees that look so real, they even managed to fool us. 

While roaming around a garden centre or Christmas tree farm to pick your tree might not be possible this year (cheers, 2020) there are some brilliant online offerings that can be delivered straight to your door. So you don't even have to go through the annual trauma of trying to fit it into the car. 

So without further ado, here are the best Christmas trees you can buy online this year. (And if you get your order in soon, you might even pick up a festive bargain among the best Cyber Monday deals.)

The best Christmas trees to buy online 

The best artificial trees to buy this year 

If you prefer the look of a real tree, but without the upkeep, don't worry – there are some lovely artificial options out there this year, too. 

In fact, we've put together a comprehensive buying guide on the best artificial Christmas trees to celebrate the 2020 festive season in style – so if you're stuck for inspiration, be sure to have a look at our tried and tested top picks. 

So whether you're staunchly in the real Christmas tree camp, or you prefer the easier upkeep of an artificial tree, there are plenty of amazing options out there to make this Christmas as special as possible.

All you need now is your favourite Christmas candle and an unending tin of celebrations.