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50 Hottest Garden Fire Pit Ideas

If you love sitting out in the garden in the evenings, a fire pit is essential for keeping you warm after the sun’s gone down. They don’t have to cost the earth; we have some ideas on our list that you can build yourself.

Are you ready to make a great focal point for your outdoor seating area? Let’s jump in!

1. Fire pit on pebble floor

Add some warmth to your outdoor seating area with a simple fire pit. Hang some twinkly lights and cosy up with cushions and blankets to continue enjoying your garden into the evening. 

Fire pit on pebble floor with string lights and outdoor seating

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2. White bio fuel fire pit

Bio fuel fire pits are a great alternative to burning logs or coal. It allows for a more modern design for your fire pit and provides extra safety as it can be switched on and off at leisure, whereas natural fire pits need time for the fire to die down. 

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White bio fuel fire pit

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3. DIY buried fire pit

Create your own buried fire pit lined with stones for a simple but effective centrepiece for your garden. 

DIY buried fire pit lined with stones

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4. Iron raised fire pit

Iron or other hard metals are perfect to endure the heat from the fire and bring a rustic charm to your garden.

Iron raised fire pit that adds a rustic charm

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5. Stunning fire pit with lights

Add a sleek fire pit to a cosy, buried seating area to bring warmth on those cooler evenings and create a stylish centrepiece. 

Stunning fire pit with lights

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6. Fire with borders

If you have money to spend, you could bring a sense of luxury to your seating area with a fire pit built-in to your dining table. 

An outdoor dining table with fire pit in the middle

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7. Easy and cheap DIY fire pit

If you’ve got an awkward space to fill, you could design your own stone fire pit area to fit your available space.  

Easy and cheap DIY fire pit made from blocks

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8. Sphere shaped fire pit

For a fire pit with a difference, you could go for a more contemporary, stylish design like this sphere-shaped beauty.

Sphere shaped fire pit

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9. Fire pit and pergola

Create a cosy seating area under your pergola so you can add hanging lights to enjoy your space into the evening, and add a fire pit to keep you warm after the sun goes down.

Fire pit and pergola

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10. Outdoor lounge

Add some comfy seating, maybe even a bar. You can create an outside living room in no time with this simple setup.

A small outdoor lounge with some comfy seating

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11. DIY stone and steel fire pit

There’s not much work required to get a lovely source of heat in your garden for those late night chats outside. A simple stone structure around a metal tub provides a budget-friendly fire pit solution. 

DIY stone and steel fire pit

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12. Stunning fire pit area

When building a fire pit, you could use the same materials to create a surrounding seating area to enjoy the warmth. Don’t forget to add some comfy cushions!

Stunning fire pit area

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13. Fire pit island

Create a small patio island in the middle of your grass garden to relax by the fire. You could add a stepping stone path so you don’t have to walk across your lawn. 

A fire pit island with stepping stones

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14. Personal fire pit

If you love solitary time in your garden, build yourself a small seating area to enjoy the peace and quiet. 

A small seating area with mini fire pit

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15. Amazing fire pit with roof

Build a pergola around your seating area to create a stylish space and help provide some shade on those hot summer days. Add a fire pit so you can keep enjoying your outside space in the evening. 

Amazing fire pit with pergola

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16. DIY outdoor lounge

Create a unique lounge in your backyard with comfy seats, an outdoor rug and pretty lights. Place an attractive fire pit to keep warm at night time.

DIY outdoor lounge with comfy seating area, rug, and pretty lights

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17. Round fire pit area

Create a simple round fire pit and then use the same stone to create a whole new patio area in your garden to enjoy. 

Round fire pit area

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18. Amazing stone fire pit

Imagine looking out at the water every day next to your cosy fire pit. Relaxation guaranteed.

A stone fire pit

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19. Wood garden beds and fire pit

Make your decking multi functional by using it as a seating spot for your buried fire pit. Great if you’re on a tight budget.

Wood garden beds and fire pit

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20. Fire pit with lid

When not using your fire pit, it can be turned into a simple, yet classy table. Find a cover for the pit and enjoy.

A stone fire pit with lid

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21. Eco-smart fire pit

Play it safe with a modern gas fire pit. When you’re ready to go inside, you can just turn it off without having to wait for your fire to go out naturally.  

A tiny outdoor space with a modern gas fire pit

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22. DIY stacked bricks fire pit

Building your own fire pit is not easy. Just stack whatever material you choose and make sure the fire is protected from the wind. And you’re good to go!

DIY stacked bricks fire pit

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23. Simple concrete fire pit

You don’t have to pick a huge, complex fire pit. If you have a simpler taste, a simple concrete square does the trick just fine.

Simple concrete fire pit

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24. Corner fire pit area

You can dedicate a corner of your garden to a cosy fire pit area. Add some tall trees and fencing for extra privacy.

Corner fire pit area

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25. Sunken fire pit area

A two-level garden always looks amazing. Even more stunning if you add a fire pit with some seating in the lower level. 

Sunken fire pit area in a two-level garden

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26. Stone island

If you have a huge grass garden,you could add a natural stone patio in the middle dedicated to your fire pit and night chats. 

A natural stone patio in the middle dedicated to the fire pit

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27. Pebble island

Pebbles are a budget-friendly option for a seating area base. It looks great with this natural-looking fire pit created from large stones. 

Pebble island with a fire pit made from stones

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28. Bricks and stone semicircle

Create a real statement with your seating area using circular shapes for your patio, seats and fire pit. 

Bricks and stone semicircle

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29. Classy sunken area

Concrete and imagination goes a long way in your garden. This stylish buried fire pit area is the perfect spot for chatting with friends in the evening

A stylish buried fire pit area

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30. Tree stumps and rocks

Get creative with the seating for your fire pit area.You don’t need to spend a lot of money for an amazing outdoor area, you could use stones and logs you already have in the garden.

Tree stumps and rocks

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31. Blue fire pebbles

If you’re going for a gas fire, you can decorate your fire pit anyway you like. For example, you could use coloured pebbles like this to fit with the theme of your garden.

Blue fire pebbles

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32. Useful bench

You can build a bench to sit next to your fire pit and also serve as the place to keep your wood.

A bench that sits next to a fire pit

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33. Light modern fire pit area

Use light colours and polished stones for your fire pit patio area to give it a modern look. 

Light modern fire pit area

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34. Modern black fire pit and small benches

A simple black fire pit and seats can also bring a contemporary feel to your garden and provide the perfect place to enjoy the view.

Modern black fire pit and small benches

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35. Private fire pit area

High walls and tall trees are perfect to get all the privacy you need while relaxing in your backyard. 

Private fire pit area

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36. Slope garden fire pit

A little slope in your backyard? No problem, dig it out and add a low wall to create a cute circular seating area around a fire pit. 

Slope garden fire pit

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37. Brick fire pit in pebble island

Add some small rocks to mark the borders of your patio island for an amazing finish.

Brick fire pit in pebble island

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38. Stone bricks raised fire pit

For a modern, sleek fire pit area, use matching grey stones for your patio and fire pit and simple white fencing. Add some colour with tall palms in pots. 

Stone bricks raised fire pit

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39. Stone veneer fire pit patio

For a more natural-looking fire pit area, use different sized and shaped stones. Add a simple stone fire pit and your outdoor seating area is complete! 

Stone veneer fire pit patio

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40. Simple concrete fire pit area

A smooth fire pit and simple chairs make a great setup if you’re going for a minimalist look. 

Simple concrete fire pit area

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41. DIY fire pit with lid

You can build your own simple fire pit using stones and craft a small lid so you can use it as a table when it’s not lit. 

DIY fire pit with lid

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42. Fire pit with corner pergola

A pergola provides a relaxing spot in your backyard to get some protection from the sun, and a fire pit will keep you warm in the evenings.

Fire pit with corner pergola

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43. Sunken square fire pit area

Smooth lines and concrete provide a modern-looking seating area and stylish fire pit. 

Sunken square fire pit area

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44. Fire pit and pool

Add a fire pit near to your swimming pool so you have a warm, cosy place to dry off and relax after a swim.

A fire pit near to a swimming pool

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45. Bubble wood burning fire pits

These contemporary bubble fire pits will look amazing in almost any garden and you can get several to maximise the modern look.

Bubble wood burning fire pits

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46. Modern fire pit with cushioned seating

Remember to add some seat cushions to your benches to relax comfortably while enjoying your garden fire pit.

Modern fire pit with cushioned seating

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47. Simple copper fire pit setup

You don’t need a huge or expensive setup for a relaxing place in your garden to sit back and let hours go by. Just keep it simple with some comfortable chairs and a simple bowl fire pit. 

Simple copper fire pit setup

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48. Fire pit island with pergola

Enjoy your afternoons next to your fire pit while keeping protected from the sun.

Fire pit island with pergola

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49. Fire pit in wooden deck

If you have a sloped garden, create a simple, buried seating area from your decking to relax around a fire pit. 

Fire pit in wooden deck

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50. Pebble fire pit in wooden deck

Modern white pebbles create a stylish border for your fire pit against a wooden deck. 

Pebble fire pit in wooden deck

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Round-up

If you love to enjoy your garden in the evenings, a fire pit is a perfect place to keep warm once the sun’s gone down!

We hope our list of ideas has given you some inspiration for your garden, from simple, budget-friendly solutions to whole garden makeovers.

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