Old Tinny

An adorable hut that sits within a secluded orchard in the Lincolnshire countryside. The hut has been custom-made and lovingly crafted by Roundhill Shepherd Huts.

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This beautiful little shepherd’s hut has been affectionately named Old Tinny, and it’s the perfect place to stay if you’re looking to escape the stresses of everyday life! This rural retreat offers a countryside getaway combined with a range of luxuries that are sure to make your stay all the more enjoyable.

On a warm summer’s day, you can stroll through the stunning orchard of 200 apple trees and wander through picturesque wildflower meadows. In the evening, you can revel in the private fire pit area or enjoy some al fresco dining! During the colder seasons, you can still kick off your shoes and dive into mountains of luxurious goose-down bedding, lapping up the warmth that’s kicked out by our Hobbit stove whilst you watch the flames dance away throughout the night.

Here, our tiny wood stove has been fitted with our stand option. This makes our small wood burner easier to refuel, and it also provides you with a neat little log store just beneath the stove!

Despite its name, Old Tinny is equipped with a wide range of modern touches that are sure to make life that bit easier! If it’s lashing with rain, then you can still flip open the cupboard and flick through Netflix on the smart TV whilst you’re tucked away in the warmth and comfort of this cosy dwelling.

If this relaxing escape brings out the child within you, then you can embark on a playful treasure hunt that’s been organised by the owner, where you’ll be in for a chance to discover a hidden chest of Prosecco or other secret surprises! If you decide to venture further afield, then there’s quaint local villages to explore and plenty of friendly local pubs as well.

After a brisk walk or cycle through the countryside, you can hide away in a warm pub to grab a drink. You can continue this cosiness back at camp by lighting our small wood burning stove upon your return, where you can bask in the warmth of the fire and reminisce about your day out.

Our tiny Hobbit wood burner enables places like Old Tinny to be enjoyed all-year-round. If you’re wondering how you might be able to incorporate our small multi-fuel stove into the design of your shepherd’s hut, then make sure you take a look at the two different flue kits that we’ve designed, which have been specifically tailored to fit most shepherds’ huts! If you think your flue kit might need adjusting to suit your structure, then please feel free to contact us, as we offer a bespoke flue consultancy service free of charge.

Make sure you also visit the Stamford Cider Huts website to find out more, and to book your stay today!

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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

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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

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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?


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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."


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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."


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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

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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!"


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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

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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!"


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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!"


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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

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"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

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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!"

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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!"



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