How to make the most of your chimenea this winter

This year we’re seeing more monster-sized named storms than ever coming our way, devastating the UK with flooding and super-high winds. It is not good. But when the weather’s calm and you make the most of your chimenea there’s such a lot of fun to be had in the garden, even on the coldest days. […]

The ultimate patio fire? It’s a chimenea!

Mexican chiminea

So you’re searching for a patio fire. There’s such a variety of choices, but we reckon a chimenea ticks all the boxes in one stylish package. Given the amount of heat it generates, a chiminea is a neat patio fire solution that doesn’t take up all your outdoor space. The round shape means there’s room […]

Buy a chimenea for mood lighting, heat and food

chiminea shop

So your garden is really wee? You might not have space for a separate patio heater, BBQ, and atmospheric lighting. The solution is here, and it’s a gorgeous one – Buy a chimenea to do all three at once: lots of heat, beautiful light effects, plus a simple way to cook a remarkable variety of […]

Chimineas and covid – meeting family outdoors!

Meeting family outdoors in covid with chiminea

Chimineas and covid. It’s a match made in heaven. Who knew, when we started the business, that we’d end up a primary provider of chimineas to a nation flattened by a pandemic? There we were, trundling along happily, selling chimineas around the UK, then covid hit, everyone was locked down, and one of the weirdest […]

Blue- ass fly or chilled? Hot tips for alfresco parties

Look out of the window. Go on, take a peek. Is it sunny? Is it warm? Probably. We’re on the very brink of summer, a delightful time of year, and you’re mulling over the plans for your first big alfresco ‘do’ of the season. You want everything to go right first time. But what if…? […]

Brilliant party games to make a chiminea gathering go with a swing

garden party games around your chiminea

Winter? Pah! You fearlessly throw ice cubes down the very string vest of winter, without a care in the world, thanks to your chiminea. As long as it isn’t actually raining or sleeting you’ll stay warm. Actually, although you’re not meant to light a chiminea indoors, you can fire her up under a car port […]

More of Your Chiminea Questions… Answered!

Every now and again we like to gather together a bunch of common chiminea questions, regularly asked by our customers, and answer them for you. It’s that time again. Here are answers to some of the chiminea questions we’ve been asked more than once in the past couple of months. It’s really hot and dry […]

Real Life Chiminea Stories – Two Go Mad in North Devon

So how do people actually use their chimineas? Different people use their chimineas in different ways. We talked to Kate and Tony over in remote North Devon about their chim experiences, and got them to send us some photos. Kate and Tone’s chiminea adventures “We bought our beautiful cast iron chiminea from the Chiminea Shop […]

How to Enjoy Alfresco Fun When the Weather’s Rubbish

Well, what a summer it has been so far. We had a heatwave of monster proportions in June, then it started raining… and in much of the UK it has kept on raining more or less ever since. If you’ve been looking forward to a season of alfresco fun but the unusually soggy weather has […]