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Christmas Tree Collection Dorset

Weldmar’s Christmas Treecycle

Book in your real Christmas Tree for collection in January for a suggested donation of just £10 per tree.

Our Christmas Tree Collection Bookings have now closed

Weldmar Hospicecare’s Christmas Treecycle is back, where you can book a collection for your real Christmas tree, in return for a suggested minimum donation of £10 per tree.

We’re delighted that our Christmas Treecycle is once again supported by Trinity Street Christmas Trees, who will be making the collections on our behalf and helping to dispose of the trees in an eco-friendly manner.

Christmas Tree Collection in Dorset.

When and where we are making collections:

  • Weymouth, Portland, Beaminster, Sturminster Newton, Gillingham, Shaftesbury – Saturday 6th January 2024
  • Dorchester and *Bridport – Sunday 7th January 2024 *Updated date for Bridport due to volunteer availability
  • Blandford and Sherborne – Monday 8th January 2024

These are the postcode areas we will be collecting from. Please do not book if you do not live in one of these areas!

  • DT1, DT2, DT3, DT4, DT5, DT6, DT8, DT9, DT10, DT11, SP7, SP8
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Important things to remember:

  • Real Christmas trees only, no taller than 8ft, with all decorations removed
  • We could pick up your tree anytime between 8am and 7pm so have it ready to go!
  • Please take all the decorations off your tree and place it outside the front of your house (avoiding blocking any pavements or roads), and where it won’t be necessary for volunteers to need to open gates etc.
  • We cannot return to make a later collection if your tree is not ready for collection
  • You have until 12pm on Wednesday 3rd January to make your booking.
  • If your tree is missed, please contact us as soon as possible after your booked collection date on 01305 261800 and no later than 5pm on Tuesday 9th January, to arrange collection for Thursday 11th January.
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Help us to find you!

If you live in a remote location, have a difficult to find address, or have useful information to allow us to find you easily, please make sure that you fill in the relevant box on the booking form below.

One way you could help is providing your WhatThreeWords location. There is a unique combination of three words for every location in the UK – for example, Weldmar’s Inpatient Unit is ember.ounce.spoon. Providing a WhatThreeWords code allows anyone with the app to find your exact location!

Find your WhatThreeWords location here
Trinity Street Christmas Trees supporting Treecycle. Christmas Tree Collection Dorset

More about Trinity St. Christmas Trees

Trinity St Christmas Trees have been delivering beautiful perfectly shaped Christmas trees and exceptional service to families and businesses across Dorset for over 30 years.

Their environmental initiatives include the first harvest of Dorset grown Christmas trees (less carbon miles) and your tree wrapped in biodegradable netting.

Find Trinity St Christmas Trees at:

  • Trinity Street, Dorchester
  • Morrisons in Weymouth

Visit Trinity St Christmas Trees

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Volunteer to help with collections

We’re on the lookout for people to help with collections of Christmas trees

Weldmar is looking for volunteers from across Dorset, who could either drive their own van or truck on a collection route, or be navigators and additional helpers to assist with loading up the trees.

You’ll need to be fit and able to move trees up to 8ft tall onto and off vehicles.

Sign up to volunteer

Important information about your personal data

  • Please note that by completing and submitting the form below, you agree that your contact data will be shared with Trinity Street Christmas Trees for the purposes of arranging your tree collection only.  Your data will not be used for marketing or be retained for any other purposes by Trinity St. Christmas Trees.
  • If you opt in to receive a discount voucher for your 2024 tree, you agree to your details being shared for communication from Trinity Street Christmas Trees.


Book a collection for your tree:

Our Christmas Tree collection bookings have now closed

If you need any further help, or have additional questions about a booking you have made , please call Weldmar’s Fundraising Team on 01305 261800 during office hours, or send us an email.

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