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Britain's biggest family The Radfords share Christmas decoration plans for revamped home

Britain's biggest family are gearing up for the festive season by shopping for new Christmas decorations for their revamped home.

Sue Radford, 46, visited a garden centre with her mum to look at what was on offer for the 10-bedroom home she shares with husband Noel and their kids in Morecambe, Lancashire.

The couple have 22 children and seven grandchildren and have been carrying out an epic transformation of their home since the beginning of this year.

In a vlog posted on November 11, Sue said she had her eye on a Christmas tree at Ambleside Garden Centre for “a little while” so was keen to “see what it's like” before purchasing it for the festive season, LancashireLive reports.

She said: “I’m hoping it gets me in the Christmas mood because I’m not really feeling it at the minute.

“I think it's probably because maybe it's a bit early.”

She then explained to both the viewers and son, Archie, that she wants to buy a new Christmas tree for the living room and the old tree can go into the dining room.

Sue said she hope she gets in the mood for Christmas (The Radford Family / YouTube)

The family live in a 10-bed former care home in Morecambe which has been newly renovated.

Sue took viewers around the garden centre and pointed out a range of Christmas decorations, including owls that can sit on the Christmas tree and some giant toadstools.

She bagged a couple of toadstool baubles for £2.49 as well as some red flowers to sit on the tree.

The Radfords are Britain's biggest family (Instagram)

Revealing their Christmas decoration plans for the newly renovated house, she said: “I think this year it’s going to be pink in the dining room, because obviously I’ve got pink chairs, and then red in my living room, so I’m going to do that, it’ll look good.”

She also picked up some pink baubles for the dining room tree and took viewers along on the shop with her.

The family have been revamping their home this year (Instagram)

After making their way around the garden centre, Sue said they were going to pick the rest of the children up from school as they had “filming” that evening.

Sue and Noel bought their Victorian home - a former care home - for £240,000 back in 2004 - and the size of their family has grown considerably since then.

There are currently 19 of their kids living at home as eldest children Chris, 31, and Sophie 26 have now moved out, although they are always round for visits.

Sue and Noel bought their Victorian home for £240,000 in 2004 (THERADFORDFAMILY/INSTAGRAM)

Living at home is Chloe, 25, Jack, 23, Daniel, 21, Luke, 20, Millie, 19, Katie, 18, James, 17, Ellie, 15, Aimee, 14, Josh, 13, Max, 12, Tillie, 10, Oscar, nine, Casper, eight, Hallie, five, Phoebe, four, Archie, three, Bonnie, two, and baby Heidie.

Their 17th child Alfie was stillborn in 2014.

The couple famously rely on their own bakery business and do not claim any benefits apart from Child Benefit.

Their Channel 5 reality series ‘22 Kids And Counting’ first aired in 2012 (LancLive/ WS)

When asked if the family were rich during a Q&A on their YouTube channel, Sue said: "Absolutely not, we're definitely not secret millionaires.

"To me rich would be having the big mansion, the flash cars and quite a few hundred thousand in the bank, to me that would be rich but we are not that."

They get some money through brand partnerships on social media, but their main source of income comes from The Radford Pie company, located near their family home, which serves fresh, healthy pies to customers across the UK.

Their Channel 5 reality series ‘22 Kids And Counting’ first aired in 2012 as ‘15 Kids And Counting’ and the family are set to return for a new 10-part-series soon.

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