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The British weather changes in minutes, and it's not always best to try to adjust at the same time. A patio is meant to be enjoyed so don't let a sudden change in temperature end your fun. Rather than rushing for a pile of blankets keep the action moving, by simply switching on a patio heater. Enjoy the evening on your favourite porch while remaining warm and comfortable. We recommend the following range of patio heaters to help you decide one that's best for you.

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A nice heater to crowd around: AmazonBasics Havana Bronze Commercial Patio Heater

Staff Pick

This AmazonBasics Havana Bronze patio heater is one of the best gas-powered patio heaters. It runs on both butane and propane gas and produces 46,000 BTUs of heat. A variable heat control knob gives excellent control depending on the state of the environment, and it comes with a host of safety features. An auto shut-off valve will activate anytime the unit is tilted, but that won't be easy if you have already filled the unit's base with sand or water. Two base Wheels allow you to move to the patio heater to any location you desire. So whether you're looking to hold a party or just curl up with a good book, this patio heater will serve you well.

£85 at Amazon
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A close second to the staff pick: Garden Glow Circle Flame Gas Garden Patio Heater

This Garden Glow Circle Flame patio heater puts on a good show as well as provide warmth. Not only is it a focal point, but it also provides warmth and additional light. Made from highly durable powder-coated steel, the heater outputs a dial controlled output of 15,000 Watts. This is a patio heater with a hot look in addition to the hot output, but some assembly is required.

£130 at Amazon
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Can be used commercially too: Firefly 1.8kW Halogen Bulb Electric Infrared Slimline Outdoor Patio Heater

Here is an electric heater that is cleaner and up to 30% more energy-efficient than gas. The Firefly Halogen Bulb Electric patio heater has a carbon fibre infrared heating element that heats surrounding objects and not the air. This makes it more effective and conserves energy. With a sleek silver aluminium rust proof design, this heater also comes with some safety features. It has a weighted base, anti-tip protection and a motion sensor that switches off the heater when no movement is detected for 5 minutes. Don't worry; this feature can be turned off if you want. Use the accompanying remote control to make changes.

£190 at Amazon
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On a budget: Oypla Electrical Quartz Free Standing Electric Heater

For people on a budget, the Oypla Electrical Quartz patio heater would be a good choice. A heavy base gives it stability, while a safety overheat protection feature preserves the heating element. Three adjustable heat settings of 650W/1350W/2000W provide excellent control for this very reasonably priced patio heater. It's ideal for both indoor and outdoor use.

£38 at Amazon
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Mount the heater on your umbrella: Outsunny Electric Umbrella Parasol Mounted Infrared Heater

An Innovative design, the Outsunny Electric Infrared heater mounts easily on parasols and umbrellas. Use the umbrella during the day, when the sun is out, and the heater during the evening when it's cooler. Having an adjustable power range from 650W to 2000W, the three blades can also be positioned from a horizontal to a vertical position. The heater warms up within minutes and provides a wide range of heat thanks to the three lamps, each facing a different direction.

£70 at Amazon
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Use a ceiling mount: DONYER POWER Electrical Patio Heater

Many people prefer a ceiling-mounted heater on their patios, and this Donyer Electrical product would be a perfect choice. An adjustable chain allows you to move the heater up and down, while the two heating modes allow you to set the heating level from 800W to 2000W of 360 degrees all-round heating. This heater has been IP24 certified and can be installed on indoor and outdoor ceilings.

£99 at Amazon
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High power output: Fire Mountain Bullet Stainless Steel Floor Standing Gas Patio Heater

Are you looking for a high powered floor-standing gas patio heater? Look no further than the Fire Mountain Stainless Steel patio heater. The 44,500 BTUs is more than enough to keep everyone toasty, but it does come with a control knob to keep consumption between 5000W and 13000W. A handy undercarriage allows you to store the gas tank to keep it looking neat and tidy. The aesthetic design and power output make this heater ideal for use at home or at a business.

£300 at Amazon
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How about a mini patio heater?: Veito BLADE1200 Blade Mini

The Veito Blade Mini carbon infrared heater is a simple yet elegant design suitable for indoor and outdoor use. It's a wall mount heater with anti-tip protection should it fall from the bracket and comes with four heat settings of 600W/800W/1000W/1200W. A handy remote control gives easy control, and a 5 Liquid Rating means it is waterproofed against water jets.

£185 at Amazon

A patio heater is a must-have accessory on a patio

You have a patio, so make the most of it. A convenient heater allows you time to entertain and to contemplate. Making the right choice between a gas or electric-powered heater is something you need to select. Still, we recommend the AmazonBasics Havana Bronze Commercial Patio Heater as our best choice. It has two wheels on the base to move it around, and the base itself can be filled with sand or water to give it more stability. Regardless, an automatic shut-off switch will activate should it tip over while in operation. These heaters are popular on restaurant patios so use them at home also.

If you want an electric heater with a bit of innovation, then why not try the Outsunny Electric Umbrella Parasol Mounted Infrared Heater. There's no need to find extra room to place your heater as the umbrella stem is all you need. Use the umbrella to shade you during the day and the heater to warm you for the evening.

Fully enjoy your patio with any one of the recommended heaters and watch the night disappear.

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