What is the best woodburning stove to buy?

When you’re hunting around for the ideal woodburning stove, sometimes it can be difficult to see the wood(burner) for the trees.

There are an array of options on offer, but all you really want to know is: which wood-burning stove is best?

To help you find an answer to that question, we’ve assembled some of our best woodburning stoves in this article. Hopefully you’ll be able to find the stove that’s the best one for your home.

Best selling woodburning stove
Mazona Rocky Multi-Fuel Stove
If you want to use popularity as a measure, the best woodburning stove to buy is the Mazona Rocky 6kW. It is consistently our top selling stove, and it’s not hard to see why. It’s a multi-fuel stove – suitable for burning wood or solid fuel – with a 6kW heat output and a very reasonable price tag of £240. Continue reading

Show us your festive fireplace for the chance to win £150 to spend at Gr8Fires.co.uk

stove christmas

It’s very nearly Christmas, so we’re launching a particularly festive competition. We did something similar last year and it proved to be very popular, so we’re running another version for 2013.

A lot of Christmastime revolves around the fireplace. Whether you’re hanging stockings, waiting for Santa to arrive or just gathering with friends and family in a cosy environment, your fireplace has a big part to play.

So, we want to see your festive fireplace. Whether you opt for stockings, snowmen and Santas, or candles, Christmas cards and crackers, we want to see how you’ve decked out your fireplace for yuletide. Post a photo of your fireplace to our Facebook page and our favourite will win a £150 voucher to spend at Gr8Fires.co.uk.

To enter:

1. Visit our Facebook page and ‘Like’ it.

2. Post a photo of your festive fireplace on our wall.

It’s that simple. The competition closes at 11.59pm on Wednesday, December 18. We’ll announce a winner shortly after that, so keep an eye on our Facebook page to see if you’ve won.

Please note: Full terms and conditions available here.

A wood-burning stove owner’s guide to looking out for Santa Claus

stove christmas

At this time of year, we’re often asked what impact having a wood-burning stove in your home has on Santa Claus’ ability to deliver to you on Christmas Eve.

While there are subtle differences in comparison to a traditional open fireplace, the good news is that it’s quite easy to be a considerate wood-burning stove owner when it comes to keeping Father Christmas’ interests in mind.

The list
First things first, putting your Christmas wish list on a stove will work in exactly the same way as an open fireplace. You can expect any lists that have been put inside your stove to be delivered directly to the North Pole. Continue reading