Picking out the perfect Christmas tree is a key part of the magical festive season.
And if you plan on shunning the artificial tree for a beautiful real one this year, there are plenty of farms and garden centres around Leeds where you can select your ideal tree.
The Leeds Christmas Tree Centre
This Christmas Tree centre in Adel specialises in premium grade trees, ranging in size between 4 ft and 12 ft, with both Norway Spruce and Nordmann Firs to choose from.
Pot grown and potted trees are also available from £9, and the centre is open from 9am until 5pm daily, with a later closing time of 7pm on Fridays.
Visit: New Rover Cricket Club, Smithy Mills Lane, LS16 8HF
Methley Estate Christmas Tree Farm
Home to 18,000 trees, visitors will be spoilt for choice at this scenic farm, with Nordmann Firs, Norway Spruce and Fraser Firs all up for grabs to buy.
The trees are displayed without nets to make sure you select the right shape for your home, and a member of the team will net it up and help you carry it to the car.
Visit: Methley Estate, Home Farm, Methley, LS26 9DU
Swillington Organic Farm
Selling hundreds of freshly cut Christmas Trees from the farm, Swillington's non-drop trees are kept in water to keep them fresh and are displayed unwrapped to help picking the perfect one for your home that little bit easier.
Available to buy every day in December from 10am to 6pm, the trees will be wrapped for you once you've made your decision.
Visit: Garden Cottage, Coach Road, Swillington, LS26 8QA
High Trees Garden Centre
This Horsforth-based garden centre offers a great selection of 1 ft to 25 ft trees, including Norway Spruces, White Pines and Noble Firs, and they are all displayed un-netted so you can see exactly what it looks like before taking it home.
The centre will also trim your tree to fit your base if needed.
Visit: Otley Old Road, Horsforth, LS18 5HZ
Boasting a large stock of quality trees freshly cut from the Stockeld Park Estate in Wetherby, visitors can choose from a variety of different sizes, ranging from 3 ft up to a mighty 12 ft.
The Christmas trees are available to purchase from Friday 30 November until Christmas Eve.
Visit: Thorner Lane, Whinmoor, LS14 3FB
Visitors can pick out their tree from the Christmas tree field at Whiteley's Farm, where several different varieties are on offer.
Staff will be on hand to advise on needle drop, scent and how to keep your tree looking its best throughout the festive season.
Visit: B Whiteley Farmshop and Nursery, Houghside Road, Pudsey, LS28 9JJ
Dodds Christmas Trees
If you don't want the hassle of collecting your tree yourself, Dodds Christmas Trees will select and deliver one for you within three days of purchase.
Dodds supply premium grade non-needle drop Nordmann Fir trees (sized between 4 ft to 12 ft) sourced from Stockeld Park, and offer free delivery on all orders to Leeds and the surrounding areas.