Choose a Christmas tree for life at the Town Mill

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THE Town Mill in Lyme Regis has teamed up with Christmas Trees for Life for the festive season. 

Christmas Trees for Life is a new, innovative business born out of a love of having a real tree at Christmas and the sadness of it dying. The business rents out pot-grown trees so that the tree carries on living and can be used year after year, growing with your family.

The Town Mill will be taking bookings to adopt a tree in advance of Christmas. A tree can be booked by filling in a booking form and paying the rental and damage/death deposit. Trees up to 3ft are £30 plus £15 refundable deposit, 3ft-5ft are £40 plus £15 refundable deposit, and 5ft-7ft are £50 plus £15 refundable deposit.

Bookings can be made online at

Trees will be available to choose between December 6 and 8 and families that have already booked will be able to come along and select which tree they want to adopt. Deliveries will the be made on December 9 and trees will be collected on January 5.

The Town Mill recommends choosing a tree on December 6 to avoid disappointment. 

Festive events for the whole family

Other festive events taking place at the Town Mill this December will include Christmas wreath-making on Saturday 8 between 2.30pm and 4.30pm. For £20, spend a couple of hours at the mill making your own personal wreath and enjoy a glass of mulled wine. 

On Sunday, December 9, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16, Father Christmas will be visiting the Town Mill and will be welcoming children to his grotto from 11am to 3pm. For £5 your child can visit Father Christmas and receive a gift.

Also on December 15, Paintpot Pixie will be face painting for £4 between 11.30am and 3pm. There will also be festive baking sessions to make a gingerbread house and carols in the courtyard from 3pm. 

Children’s crafts will also be ongoing through the month of December, including a children’s trail. 

Many of these events, including Santa’s grotto, have limited places so book to avoid disappointment at

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Francesca grew up in Lyme Regis and has worked in community journalism in the area since 2011, having gained a First Class Honours degree in journalism and her NCTJ qualifications at Southampton Solent University.

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