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Bear necessities

A giant timber brown bear will be the focal point for festive selfies at Wylds Farm in Liss this Christmas.

The new mascot at the family-run farm has been created by talented local sculptor Quincy Rabôt, and Wylds Farm is running a competition to name the bear and win a Christmas tree.

To enter, visitors need to pose by the bear and upload their selfie to the Wylds Farm Facebook page, along with a suggested name.

Wylds Farm, run by Nick and Sophia Rook-Blackstone, is a small acreage farm committed to growing quality and sustainably farmed Christmas trees.

After taking a bumpy tractor and trailer ride across the farm, you can pick either a Nordman Fir or Blue Spruce and watch as it’s felled.

A log cabin, bar, beautiful gifts and wreath-making workshops are sure to prove popular, offering a perfect day out for local families keen to get into the festive spirit.

Wylds Farm (Warren Road, Liss, GU33 7DF) is open seven days a week until Wednesday 23rd December, from 9am to 5pm. Find out more at:

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