The Hobbit Stove

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The Hobbit Stove

£810.00 (standard price)

The Hobbit Stove is a small cast iron multi-fuel stove that is able to burn wood, coal or eco logs, and it’s specifically designed for installations where the space for a stove might be more limited. This makes our stove the ideal choice for small fireplaces where larger stoves simply won’t fit.

The Hobbit stove is also Eco Design 2022 approved! You can click here to read more. This stove complies with the new Eco Design regulations, which makes it suitable for any installations after the 1st of January 2022.

The Hobbit is a 4.1kW stove and it comes with a 5-year warranty when you register your stove with us. The Hobbit and the Hobbit SE are finished in a flat black colour as standard.

Any new orders for a Hobbit stove will be dispatched in 1-2 weeks time.

Save over £300 with our new Hobbit SE canal boat stove special offer!

Please select from the following options available to customise your stove:

You can visit our stove extras area to find out more about each option.

Stove Options

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  • Multi-fuel stove, compatible with wood, coal or eco logs
  • High-quality cast iron construction
  • New improved efficiency of 81.4%
  • Reduced particulate and gas emissions
  • Provides 4.1kW of efficient, clean burning heat
  • New pre-heated tertiary air intake and enhanced pre-heated secondary combustion technology
  • Air controls at the front of the stove, for improved usability
  • Complimentary 5-year warranty when you register your Hobbit stove with us
  • Every stove is hand-finished, fettled and inspected at our Devon workshop
  • Measures only 302mm wide, 272mm deep and 465mm high
  • Glass window with greatly improved Airwash technology
  • Fits small household fireplaces, shepherds’ huts, canal boats, garden rooms and tiny homes – any situation where space is at a premium
  • Improved main grate, for better multi-fuel capability
  • Dust-free riddling and new ash direction plates for cleaner, more controlled de-ashing
  • Riddling grate, ashpan and multi-tool included
  • Independently tested, certified and approved to the new, more stringent, Eco Design standards which come into effect on the 1st January 2022

The Hobbit Stove is a small cast iron multi-fuel stove that is able to burn wood, coal, or eco logs, and it fully complies with the new Eco Design 2022 regulations, which makes it suitable for any installations after the 1st January 2022. The Hobbit Stove is specifically designed for installations where the space for a stove might be more limited, and this makes our stove the ideal choice for small fireplaces where larger stoves simply won’t fit.

The Hobbit Stove is available either as the standard version or the SE, DEFRA-approved model. You will need to purchase the SE if you live in a smoke control area. This is an area where you cannot emit smoke from a chimney unless you are burning smokeless fuels and wood or if you are using an exempt appliance, such as the Hobbit SE. If you’re unsure as to whether you live in a smoke-controlled zone or not, then it’s worth contacting your local council to find out more.

The compact size of The Hobbit Stove also allows for any ornate period features of an older cast iron fire surround to be retained, enabling an inefficient open fire to be replaced with ease. Our small stove continues to provide the unmistakable warmth and glow of a crackling fire, which sits at the heart of every home. This can be viewed through the Hobbit Stove’s clear glass pane thanks to our Airwash and clean burning technology. 

The Hobbit Stove’s excellent performance combined with its traditional, yet elegant styling, and its superb value for money, has led to our little stove finding its home in countless amazing small spaces and tiny homes. Our small stove has provided light and warmth to canal boats, treehouses, yurts, bell tents, glamping pods, campervan conversions, horse boxes, shepherds’ huts, garden rooms, summer houses, luxury cabins and retreats, workshops, caravans, vardo wagons and more! We’ve also designed a range of different flue kits which make it easy to install our small stoves in almost any of these spaces, and almost all of our high-quality flue parts are manufactured by Midtherm.

The Hobbit Stove comes in a matte black colour as standard. However, our stove is sure to compliment any style of decor or interior design, as we offer a broad range of additional stove options as well as the unique ability to customise your stove with your own choice of colours.

Technical Specifications

Option Specification
Nominal heat output 4.1kW
Total net energy efficiency
Wood 79.4%
Manufactured smokeless fuel 81.4%
Seasonal efficiency 69.4%
Energy efficiency class A
Energy efficiency index (%) 105
Flue outlet 100mm (4")
Distance from rear of stove to the centre of the top flue exit 116mm
Distance from floor to the centre of the rear flue exit 373mm
Height (excluding stove collar) 460mm
Height (including stove collar) 465mm
Width 302mm
Depth 355mm
Max log size (will take a larger log but this is the optimum length for stacking) 200mm (8")
Window Dimensions 180mm x 155mm
Distance to combustible materials
Side 400mm
Rear 450mm
Distance to combustible materials (with stove heat shields)
Side 150mm
Rear 100mm


  • What's the difference between the Hobbit stove and the Hobbit SE?

    Both stoves have exactly the same measurements, and they offer the same features. There are just a few key differencebetween the two:
    1. The SE stands for Smoke Exempt, and it is the DEFRA exempt model of our stove that can be used to burn wood in Smoke Control Areas here in the UK. You can find out if you live in one of these areas by contacting your local council.
    2. The SE has a small, constant supply of air going into the firebox of the stove. This is to comply with regulations, and it just means that the SE is slightly harder to shut down overnight, as it will burn the fuel slightly quicker. We do not recommend shutting the stove down for prolonged periods of time, as this will lead to more soot or tarry deposits forming in the flue.
    3. The SE can be installed into a 5″ or a 6″ chimney liner, whereas the standard stove can only operate with a 6″ liner. This mainly applies to household chimney installations here in the UK. If you reside in an older property which has a narrow chimney, then you may find that you need to purchase the SE model so that you can use a 5″ liner.

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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

Small Stove Review 10

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?


Small Stove Review 15

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."


Small Stove Review 14

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

Small Stove Review 3

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!"


Small Stove Review 4

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 Review 8

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!"


Small Stove Review 2

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!"


Small Stove Review 13

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 Review 11


"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 Review 6

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 Review 1

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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