These gas fire pits are the fuss-free way to cosy up outside

Move over charcoal and wood, these gas fire pits will heat up your autumn evenings, with no smoke or mess in sight

gas fire pits in a modern garden with two relaxing chairs
(Image credit: Solus Decor )

Gas fire pits are a great choice due to their ease of use and practicality. While other fuel types have their pros and cons – to find out more on that head to our edit of the best fire pits – gas fire pits ignite instantly at the flick of a switch, and allow you full control of your flame. 

While the chilly autumn evenings are setting in, this doesn't mean you need to close your door to the garden for good. A gas fire pit will give your outside space a whole new lease of life. So as you're putting away your sunnies, grab a blanket and prepare to snuggle up outside, beneath the stars and around your dancing flames. 

We've gathered the best gas fire pits and deals of the moment, for both the US and UK, so you can enjoy your outside space, even as the temperature starts to drop

Best gas fire pits in the US

Outdoor concrete gas fire pit | Was $459.99, now $319.99 at Wayfair

Outdoor concrete gas fire pit | Was $459.99, now $319.99 at Wayfair

Concrete is having a moment in our interiors, so why not take it out into the garden too? This contemporary design is a stylish feature and sleek centre piece in itself. The 33 inch fire table provides ample heat for the whole family, and comes with a spark screen for extra protection too.

Maverick portable steel gas fire pit | Was $159.99, now $107.99 at Wayfair

Maverick portable steel gas fire pit | Was $159.99, now $107.99 at Wayfair

This intricate steelwork will become a definite talking point in your backyard. And at just 15 inches in diameter and with spring-hinged legs, this portable design can easily be packed up and taken on a camping trip or family picnic. This fire pit ticks all the boxes.

Bond Manufacturing gas fire pit | Was $250.81, now $214.79 at Amazon

Bond Manufacturing gas fire pit | Was $250.81, now $214.79 at Amazon

This gas fire pit boasts a 50,000 BTU heat output, ensuring you and your family will be kept cozy on even the chilliest of nights. The classic design will sit back in any style space, and this even comes with a matching lid, so you can turn it into a table when not in use. 

Best gas fire pits in the UK 

| Was £399.99, now £358.96 at Amazon

Peaktop outdoor gas fire pit | Was £399.99, now £358.96 at Amazon

Looking for something a little rustic? This stone effect surround  is a nod to the authentic great outdoors, and the perfect frame for an open fire. The stones also double up as a coffee table, helping to keep your hot chocolate warm too. 

| Was £449, now £419.99 at Wayfair

Kendrick bowl concrete gas fire pit  | Was £449, now £419.99 at Wayfair

This large and sleek round gas fire pit is sure to become a statement feature in your garden. It is weather and rust resistant for long lasting good looks, and it comes complete with a cover for extra protection throughout the winter months.

Monica gas fire pit | Was £699, now £619.99 at Wayfair

Monica gas fire pit | Was £699, now £619.99 at Wayfair

This simple square box design is perfect for a contemporary garden. Mimicking a coffee table, the gas fire pit is weather resistant so you can leave it outside, even when it rains, for the utmost practicality. 

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Amelia Smith

Amelia has worked on Real Homes magazine since 2016 and is now Deputy Style Editor. She's a flower lover, and her dining table is never without a bright and blousy bunch of blooms. She loves the excitement of planting seeds in her container garden, and watching beautiful flowers appear from nothing. This year she’s on a mission to enhance her new rented garden with a colourful bistro set, a patterned outdoor rug and plenty of fairy lights. Her favourite houseplant is a Calathea, as she loves how they lift their leaves at night, as if tucking themselves into bed!