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Hobbit Stove

Compact, efficient and high quality. The Hobbit stove is a small cast iron multi-fuel stove designed for small spaces and magical places. The Hobbit SE has passed the HETAS Cleaner Choice Scheme.

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Little Range Stove

The Little Range Cook Stove delivers all of the same great features as the Hobbit, with the added benefits of a larger stainless steel cooktop and a good-sized oven.

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FAQ's

  • Are wood burning stoves safe?

    Wood burning stoves are perfectly safe if installed and used correctly. You can also have your stove regularly serviced and cleaned by a professional for added peace of mind.

    Other safety tips include:

    • Ensuring your stove has been installed properly by a professional. You can find your nearest recommended installer on our authorised dealers page.
    • Installing a heat shield beside or behind your stove. Our stoves themselves can also be fitted with heat shields, and you can read more about this option here.
    • Ensuring that your fire has an adequate air supply for combustion and ventilation.
    • Ensuring your space has working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms.
    • Avoiding the use or storage of aerosols near the appliance whilst it is lit or still hot.
    • Supervising young children and pets, and installing a fireguard if necessary.
    • Never using gasoline, kerosene, charcoal lighter fluid, wrapping paper, or other highly flammable substances, to start or rekindle your fire.
  • Are wood burning stoves good for the environment?

    Wood burning stoves boast exceptional energy efficiency ratings, making them a fantastic option for heating your home or space. Good quality stoves should be around 80% efficient, meaning that 80% of the heat emitted from the stove is being used to heat the room.

    Wood is also a renewable and sustainable type of fuel. If we continue to plant more trees, then burning wood has the potential to be a carbon-neutral/carbon-negative source of energy for many generations to come.

    We also fund the planting of three trees for every stove that we sell, and 20% of every Hobbit stove is made from recycled cast iron. You can read more about this on the page for our tree planting scheme.

  • Do you do stove fitting?

    We do not carry out any fittings ourselves, but we have an extensive network of suppliers and installers across the UK who can provide you with excellent advice and assistance regarding the purchase and installation of your Hobbit Stove, Hobbit SE, or your Little Range Cook Stove.

    For more information about fitting your stove, have a look at our authorised dealers page for a list of our recommended stockists and installers. You can also find some useful documents in our help section. If you have any questions about your installation, then do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Are your stoves fuel efficient?

    Yes, our stoves are very fuel efficient. The Hobbit Eco small stove by Salamander Stoves is a small cast iron multi-fuel stove that can burn wood, coal, or eco logs. Our Hobbit stove fully complies with the 2022 Eco Design regulations, and it features an improved centre grate for better multi-fuel capability.

    To meet the 2022 Eco Design regulations, Salamander Stoves have increased the efficiency of our small multi-fuel stoves to over 81%, and we have also reduced the particulate and gas emissions. The Hobbit SE has also passed the HETAS Cleaner Choice Scheme.

  • Do wood burning stoves cause pollution?

    Our wood burning stoves are optimised for environmental sustainability, and they fully comply with the 2022 Eco Design regulations – the stove industry’s response to the DEFRA Clean Air Strategy, which aims to reduce emissions and pollution, as well as improve air quality.

    20% of every Hobbit stove at Salamander Stoves is made from recycled cast iron. The Hobbit SE has also passed the HETAS Cleaner Choice Scheme, and we are working hard to remove all plastic from our packaging.

    As a way to give back to our planet, Salamander Stoves are also partnered with TreeSisters, a UK-registered Bristol-based reforestation and social change charity. For every Hobbit stove or Little Range purchased, we fund the planting of three trees at no extra cost to our customers.

    For more information about sustainability at Salamander Stoves, have a look at our Hobbit Eco stove. You can also read more about our tree planting scheme, the 2022 Eco Design regulations, and the HETAS Cleaner Choice Scheme.

  • Can I put a stove in my shed?

    Our small stoves are ideal for tight spaces where a larger stove might not fit. The Hobbit stove will make a great addition to any shed, garage, cabin, conservatory or summerhouse. Take a look through our case studies to see how other people have incorporated our stove into the design of their project!

  • How powerful are small stoves?

    The small stoves at Salamander Stoves are certainly powerful, despite their size! Our Hobbit Eco stove boasts efficiency ratings of 81.4%, and it can provide 4.1kW of efficient, clean burning heat for your space.

    This is the nominal output. For example, the Hobbit SE has a mean low output of 3kW, and a mean high output of 5.6kW, so this is the type of range that you can expect from the appliance.

  • What makes up a stove?

    At Salamander Stoves, our stoves are engineered from high-quality cast iron – 20% of which is made from recycled iron. We also offer a number of stove extras and colours, so you’ll be able to customise your stove to your personal tastes.

High quality small stoves, hand-finished in our Devon workshop

Salamander Stoves Family Business - tiny stove

Salamander Stoves is a family-run business founded in 2009 and based in the beautiful countryside of Devon, England.

We specialise in the manufacturing and design of our high quality flagship stove the Hobbit, as well as our Little Range Cook Stove. We have over 18 years of experience in dealing with a diverse array of antique, modern and contemporary stoves, and each and every one of our little wood burners is hand-finished, fettled and inspected at our Devon workshop. Our Hobbit stove is now Eco Design approved for 2022.

Our philosophy is simple – to provide our customers with a top quality, well-designed product at a competitive price, which is backed up by excellent customer service.

We offer a bespoke flue consultancy service free of charge, as well as a wide range of options and colours to fully customise your small stove.

We have also designed a number of different flue kits for your small stove, whether you’re looking to install your tiny wood burner in a cabin, a shepherd’s hut, a canal boat, an Airstream or any other small space!

Most of our high quality flue parts are manufactured by Midtherm, which is a family-owned and UK-based company with one of the largest facilities in the UK for manufacturing, storing and distributing flue.

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Small Stove Installed in a Household Fireplace

Our Hobbit Stove Has Been Fitted!

"We had a Hobbit stove fitted this week by Alex Reay from Flues and Fires, and I just wanted to get in touch to say it is AMAZING and we love it! We have a lovely cast iron tiled fireplace which I was desperate not to lose when we installed a small wood burning stove, but until I found the Hobbit on Google, everyone told me it would be impossible to keep the fire surround. The Hobbit is perfect - not only does it fit very snugly, but it looks fantastic and the blue door complements the tiles very nicely. We are sitting enjoying a fire now and absolutely loving it! Thanks for creating such an amazing product."

Nicola Williams

Small Stove Installed in a Household Fireplace

The Best Stove Ever!

"It’s the best stove ever! It’s easy to light, very efficient, burns anthracite and stays in overnight (ours has been in for three weeks now). It even keeps a kettle of water at the ready for a cuppa! What more can I say, we love it! Just the thing to make our Yorkshire home cosy, and the cat loves it too!"

Lynn and Andrew, West Yorkshire

Small Stove Installed in a Household Fireplace

First Small Stove Installation

Was looking for a small stove for my first self-install. Found Mark very helpful. Knowledgeable, friendly service. Stove burns well and generates lots more heat than the previous open fire. What is not to like?

Sam

Small Stove Installed in a Household Fireplace

A Huge Thank You!

"Dear Mark and Gill, a huge thank you for designing and making the Hobbit stove! We had two different London-based fireplace companies tell us that we simply had to knock out the old cast iron and tile fireplace to fit in a woodburning stove, and that there was no other option! Then we found you online. We are delighted with our little Hobbit, which swallows up logs and kicks out a good amount of heat. Perfect for the winter! I will also be writing to the London-based fireplace companies to put the Hobbit on their radar. Best wishes."

Nat

Small Stove Installed in a Household Fireplace

Delighted With Our Hobbit Stove!

"Mark, Gill, thank you for your assistance, we are delighted with our Hobbit! I fired it up this evening after taking all afternoon making a register plate to fit the opening."

Alan

Small Stove Installed in a Household Fireplace

It's Brilliant!

"Hi Mark, here's a photo of the Hobbit installed in my Yorkist grate. It’s brilliant! It also throws out a lot more heat than the grate did."

Roger T

Small Stove Installed in a Household Fireplace

Just to Say Thank You!

"I just had a chat with Gill saying how delighted we are with our little Hobbit stove, and to also thank you both for your attention to detail and excellent customer service!"

Derrick

Small Stove Installed in a Household Fireplace

The Little Hobbit Has Stepped Up To The Challenge!

"We just wanted to say how impressed and how much of a life saver our little Hobbit has been! It was fitted a few months ago in our holiday home in Rhu, Scotland, which is a large open plan conversion in a Victorian house. This weekend our boiler decided it was not going to play ball. The little Hobbit has stepped up to the challenge, providing heat to a very large area, about twenty eight foot by twenty four foot with a high ceiling of about eighteen foot, keeping the room reasonably warm, warm enough for us not to use cardigans!”

Alan W

Small Stove Installed in a Household Fireplace

Very Pleased With Our Hobbit!

"We are very pleased with the stove and think it looks great! We restored our fireplace (it was hidden under plaster!) and the whole look is better than we hoped!"

Neil

Small Stove Installed in a Household Fireplace

Absolutely Delighted!

"Just had our Hobbit SE installed in our Victorian fireplace and we are absolutely delighted with the end result. We felt passionate about preserving our lovely fireplace!"

Andy

Small Stove Installed in a Household Fireplace

Our Pride And Joy!

"What a fantastic fireplace with the beautiful Hobbit stove. It fits perfectly into the small space and throws out a lot of heat. Here's a photo of our little stove, now our pride and joy and much admired by all who see and feel the warmth."

Chris and C

Small Stove Installed in a Household Fireplace

Fantastic!

"Just to bid you all a Happy New Year and to say how much we’re enjoying having our Hobbit stove! It was easy to fit with the help of your excellent ‘how to’ videos and we’re just awaiting our inspection by building control for the certification. The Hobbit has fitted neatly into the hearth vacated by the old gas back boiler (with a little cosmetic rendering) and never ceases to surprise us how much heat it can deliver to the point that the new condenser boiler is having an easy life, thereby saving us on gas bills too! Everyone loves having a ‘real fire’ in the living room."

Philip Baird

Small Stove Installed in a Household Fireplace

A Brilliant Little Wood Burner!

"The stove we bought from you is really starting to come into its own as the weather cools down. Here is a photo showing how much one of our dogs is enjoying it!"

Small Stove Installed in a Household Fireplace

Brilliant Product!

"Just wanted to share a picture of our newly installed Hobbit. Absolutely delighted with it, and so pleased we were able to retain our existing fireplace as well. Brilliant product, thank you!"

Marion

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