t’s that time of year again when the cold evenings draw in quickly, and the main thought on our minds is keeping warm. There’s nothing more welcoming than coming home to a roaring fire, so if you’ve been considering investing in a wood burning stove for a while, or need to replace your current model, now is the ideal time to do so. A high performance stove will not only keep you super cosy and add a focal point to the room, but also ticks the eco box. We've picked out a few of our favourites to get you started...

 

Circle of light
Lead image This Aeris contemporary design by Federico Otero for Cocoon Fires runs on biofuel, which means that it is environmentally friendly, smoke-free and requires no flue. The combustion chamber has a 1.5-litre capacity so it can burn for up to six hours. (Dimensions: price £2,150, from Places and Spaces)

 

Chip off the old block
Below AGA has a whole range of wood burning stoves, one of them being the Lawley model. It has an output of 5.9kW and just one control to regulate the air intake. It also has an 80.2% efficiency rating and uses preheated secondary air to ensure the glass is kept clean. (Dimensions: H98xW53xD40cm; price £1,595)

 

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Light House
Below This wood burning stove can be a real focal point in your home, as it has glass double doors, giving you a 180° view of the flames. It comes with a convenient log storage beneath the fire chamber so that logs are always to hand. (The Morso 6643 measures H102xW38xD50cm; price: £1,890)

 

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Corner comfort
Below left If you want to save floor space, then an elegant statement corner stove like this one could be the ideal solution. Constructed from steel and durable glass, it features a convection system, Airwash system and pre-heated secondary air supply. (The Morsø S140 corner stove measures H129-149xW61xD61cm; price from £2,494)

 

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Nordic Inspiration
Above right Create a super cosy look this winter with this Nordic-style Charnwood wood burning stove in the Almond shade. The C-Six features a single air control for ease of use and incorporates clean burn technology for energy efficiency. (Dimensions: H62xW44xD40cm; price £1,060)

 

Article by: Lucy Macdonald