Folding wood burning stoves are not the fastest way to boil water or cook – they’re more about setting up camp or taking a break from a walk, lighting a simple, contained fire… and relaxing. Today we are going to compare the specs of the best budget folding wood burning camping stoves available in the UK.
It’s now possible to get your hands on a variety of folding wood burning camping stoves in the UK that you would consider budget, £15-£30. They tend to be made from stainless steel. Titanium versions of some stoves are available, which are lighter – but we are not covering them here as they also tend to be more expensive, and this article is about budget wood burning camping stoves.
Trying to compare all the different budget stoves can be confusing with the usual conflicting information, missing dimensions, etc. New folding wood burning camping stoves are coming on the market constantly, and there are loads of them nowadays. When one company comes up with a successful format, the others soon follow with their versions. To try and simplify things, we’ve created a table to compare the specs of the main budget folding wood burning camping stoves available in the UK.
The stoves we are going to compare are from Bushbox, OneTigris, Robens and Lixada, plus the odd lesser known, artisan brand. By the way, some of these stoves are reviewed and tested by camping and bushcraft Youtubers, and we urge you to check out their channels – they put out some superb reviews and usage info.
It gives the specs of the main stoves – things like sizes, weights, etc, in a format that makes it easy to compare them. The buttons at the end take you to stores where you can check out the best prices. The stoves are in no particular order.
THICKNESS OF METAL
OneTigris ROCUBOID Wood Stove
#304 stainless steel
OneTigris ROCUBOID EVIL EYES Wood Stove
#304 stainless steel
Robens Logger stove
Lixada Wood Stove - Various sizes and models
Bushcraft Essentials - Bushbox pocket stove
So you have it… our comparison of the best budget folding wood burning camping stoves available in the UK. Hopefully you found it useful. As mentioned, it’s worth checking out reviews on Youtube of any stoves you’re interested in. If youre interested in gas stoves check out our Remote canister stoves available in the UK article.