These gas fire pits are no-mess, no-smoke garden must-haves

Feeling that autumn chill already? We've found the best gas fire pits so you can enjoy your garden throughout the colder months too

gas fire pit in a grey bowl design on a patio
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A gas fire pit is a simple and stylish way to heat your backyard, keeping you cozy throughout both the summer nights and the winter days. Fire pits come in several fuel types – to check out your options, head to our edit of the best fire pits.

If you want the control and security that gas fire pits offer, you are in the right place. Where charcoal and wood fuelled models can get messy and smokey, gas fire pits require the simple flick of a switch, and from there, you have full control.

We've searched for the best gas fire pits and the best deals on the market at the moment, so you can create a new focal point and make the most of your garden, whatever the weather. 

Best gas fire pits in the US

Maverick portable steel gas fire pit | Was $159.99, now $97.99 at Wayfair (opens in new tab)

This portable gas fire pit is 15 inches in diameter and has spring-hinged legs, perfect for fitting into your trunk for a camping trip or picnic on the beach. That intricate steelwork will look just lovely in your backyard too, making this a real all-rounder. 

Peaktop round stone-effect gas fire pit | Was $314.77, now $292.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

Get those authentic, back-to-nature vibes with this stone-effect gas fire pit. A rustic and laid back addition to your space, it's perfect for huddling around with cozy blankets after sunset. 

Outland Firebowl 883 outdoor gas fire pit | Was $136.95, now $122.74 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

This robust, no nonsense frame is 24 inches in diameter, giving off enough heat to warm the whole family. Comes complete with a 10 foot hose so you can hide your gas cylinder out of sight.

Best gas fire pits in the UK

Monica gas fire pit | Was £699, now £629.99 at Wayfair (opens in new tab)

This sleek and simple box design is perfect for a modern patio. Taking the place of a coffee table, the gas fire pit is weather resistant so you can leave it outside, even when it rains. 

Rylan bowl concrete gas fire pit  | Was £449, now £419.99 at Wayfair (opens in new tab)

This large round gas fire pit is sure to become a focal point in your space. Comes with auto safety shut off, and a cover for protecting it throughout the colder months.

Peaktop gas fire pit  | Was £350.97, now £340.97 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

Who wouldn't want to be sat here right now? This gas fire pit–come–coffee table is a piece of furniture in itself. The clever perspex glass screens create a safety barrier, protecting you, and keeping your flame alive in windy weather too.

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Amelia Smith
Amelia Smith

After joining Real Homes as content producer in 2016, Amelia has taken on several different roles and is now content editor. She specializes in style and decorating features and loves nothing more than finding the most beautiful new furniture, fabrics and accessories and sharing them with our readers. As a newbie London renter, Amelia’s loving exploring the big city and mooching around vintage markets to kit out her new home.