The benefits of a fire pit and how it can transform your garden

Now the weather is getting better and summer marches nearer, it’s time to get your garden, yard or patio into shape as you embrace the lighter nights and warmer days. An outdoor fire pit is the latest must-have accessory for your garden and ideal for evening socialising with friends and family - Whether it be a wood burning fire pit or gas fire pit, here’s five reasons why it provides the perfect finishing touch to your alfresco area.

Create a summer festival vibe

With festivals now back on the agenda for the summer, wood fires will be providing revellers with a heat source to keep warm and a temporary hob to roast some marshmallows or a tin of beans. Adding a fire pit in your garden gives your humble surroundings the ultimate festival feel and is the ultimate accessory for an outdoor party.

Tintagel Fire Pit

We stock a large array of wood fire pits that are ideal for adding an outdoor hot spot. Our Hoole Tintagel Steel Fire Pit With Stand is a traditional fire bowl that will transform your garden into a relaxation destination and can be used all year-round to provide a comfortable ambience.


You can get a variety of shapes, sizes, coal pits, wood pits, gas pits, from a contemporary fire pit to the humble chiminea. There’s something for everyone, no matter what your outdoor setting is. You can use them for staying warm, or even to cook your food. And, even better, it provides a focal point, something to arrange your chairs round as your party strays into the evening.

Wakehurst Outdoor Fireplace

The Wakehurst Outdoor Wood Burning Fireplace is a show stopping hub, ideal for a larger gathering that involves corner or bench seating. If you have a smaller outdoor space, the Hoole Ember Steel Chiminea is a sleek metal fire piece that allows you to extend the party into the evening.

Hoole Ember Steel Chiminea

Cosy in colder climes

Even on the colder days, a gas fire pit will ensure your back garden is not out of bounds. Installing a fire pit that runs gas will provide heat in an instant. The Grey Concrete Round Premium Outdoor Gas Fire Pit With Lava Rock is a crowd pleaser with its modernistic look, whilst being easy and safe to use and requires very little maintenance.

Concrete Round Outdoor Gas Firepit

Our Hoole Cesta Steel Fire Basket provides heat and light, you won’t need to invest in any expensive heat lamps, and the open wood burning cage will ensure that your party won’t stop when the sun goes down.

Hoole Cesta Fire Basket

Get The Celebrity Look

A fire pit is a must-have for stars of the stage and screen around the world. The likes of Celine Dion, Jane Fonda, George Clooney, and Hilary Swank are all proud fire pit owners. And while your home may not be in Beverly Hills, fire pits add a celebrity garden accessory that can spirit you away to somewhere more glamorous and chic.

Hoole Penzance Square Steel Fire Pit With Lid & Poker

The Hoole Penzance Square Steel Fire Pit With Lid & Poker features a removable cooking grill and grill handle meaning you can impress your friends with your culinary skills, whilst the Hoole Seaton Lightweight Steel Fire Pit offers an excellent central point for entertaining and allowing the party to flow outside well after the sun goes down.

 Hoole Seaton Lightweight Steel Fire Pit

All Year-Round Benefits

Once you’ve installed your brand new fire pit, you can enjoy its benefits all year long, giving your outdoor space a new lease of life. The impressive heat the flames give off provide all the warmth you need regardless of the season. Perfect for those winter nights - Halloween, Bonfire night, even a Christmas or New Year toast, your new fire pit will be an ever-present in your life.

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