Living in southern Europe we are fortunate to be able to enjoy an al fresco lifestyle for longer periods, but when the weather gets colder a fireplace could be your answer for taking advantage of the outdoors all year around.

The Ecosmart Mix Fire Bowl has a contemporary design and is made from a lightweight fibre concrete which is extremely durable against the elements. There are drainage holes to prevent water collection. Available from Outdoor Concepts in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.outdoorconcepts.es).

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Bronpi’s Olympia bioethanol fireplace is ideal for a conservatory and heats a room of up to 64 square metres. Available from Unique Fires (www.uniquefires.com).

Winter Warmer - Home & Lifestyle MagazineThe Faber Buzz outdoor gas fire is fully portable and perfect for enjoying the outdoors on colder days. It is fitted with the Faber Log Burner®. Available from Unique Fires (www.uniquefires.com).