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The Honey Stove - Stainless Steel
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The Honey Stove - Stainless Steel

Brand: Backpacking Light
Weight: 314 g         38 reviews
The Honey Stove has fast become the most popular wood burning camping stove in the UK, Since its launch in 2008. Rather than just sitting back and relaxing though, the Honey Stove team have continued to test and refine their original model, releasing the latest version in 2012, which Woodlore now have in stock. This latest version benefits from a slimmed-down and lighter Trangia plate, the inclusion of a square base plate, all topped off with a food grade 6 x 6 inch stainless steel cooking grill. Same weight, better product.

With so many pots, pans and stoves being produced around the world, the end user is often left frustrated at having to buy a certain cooker to work with a certain stove which is fired by a certain fuel… The Honey Stove has been designed to act as a link between them all, being the only true multi-fuel, multi-cooker, multi-pot stove in the world, designed and manufactured right here in the UK.

The Honey Stove allows you to use the cooking pot and fuel of your choice, while giving you the additional option of a simple wood-burning stove, thus making it flexible enough to match the time of year and the activity you are undertaking.

Though it works primarily as a wood-burning stove, it is flexible enough to work with other cooking fuels, such as esbit/hexamine tablets, night light candles, any make of meths stove, Greenheat Fuel Cells and even the Trangia gas burner.

Any pot can be used with this stove, whether circular, like our Zebra Billy Cans, rectangular or even kidney-shaped, like the popular Crusader Cup. You also have the option to cook directly on the grills, making bannock, toast, croissants, grilled meat/fish, sausages and bacon a one-cooking system process.

The stove system can be completely disassembled and packed flat, making it easy to store in your rucksack. It will also fit flat inside the traditional military-style mess tin.

The stove pack consists of 9 pieces, made up of side panels, a fire door, a base grill, a mid grill and a top grill. There are a number of different ways to configure the setup of the stove, and you do not need to use all of the parts all of the time! Just select the multi-grill arrangement that best suits your chosen cooking method.

The Honey Stove works best with small pieces of dried wood no thicker than a pencil; two fistfuls of these twigs will boil 500 ml of water in around 8-10 minutes. This is an impressive statistic, one that Ray put to the test and was very pleased to see ring true.

  • Made from 0.7 mm Stainless Steel
  • Supplied in Velcro-sealed bag, large enough to also hold your tinder
  • Dimensions when packed flat: 15 cm x 15 cm x 1 cm
  • Total weight: 342 g


1-2 Day Delivery possible

  Delivery in 1-2 days (within UK)
  Orders placed before 2PM GMT will be dispatched the same working day
  Overseas delivery times will vary depending on the destination

Please note that our offices are closed on weekends, so any orders placed after 2PM GMT on Friday will not be dispatched until the following Monday.

Orders with a total value over £300.00 will be dispatched free via a next day delivery service within the UK at no extra cost.

Please note that in some instances, orders for heavy items may take an extra day to arrive.

For overseas deliveries, please refer to the following estimated delivery times:

  • Europe: 3 - 5 working days
  • Rest of the world: 5 - 7 working days


A full refund or exchange will be given provided that the items have not been worn or used, and are returned to us within 14 days of purchase, together with all relative labels and packaging.

Please ensure that you include a copy of your invoice, along with an explanation of why you have returned your goods. If you wish to return your goods for any reason, please do so to the following address:

Woodlore Limited
PO Box 3
East Sussex
TN19 7ZE
United Kingdom

Product Reviews

The Honey Stove - Stainless Steel is rated 5/5 based on 38 customer reviews.

  1 of 38

  I am very happy with this stove. It isn't the lightest, but everything else is excellent. Don't let the weight put you off. I use it a lot with a Zebra Billy Can on top and the fit is perfect. The trangia adapter works fantastically. I can't rate it highly enough.  

  Johnathon Hutchinson

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 38

  Very smart item. The materials are of high quality and are well finished. Supplied in a nylon bag and is compact enough to be stored in a 14cm billy can almost flat. You would struggle to do the six sided combination and store in a 12cm billy due to the base diameter (gives rigidity). Quite a pain to construct. Not found a surefire way yet to build quickly and quietly without bits falling off. In the square configuration it will take an Esbit burner, however the sides bend out slightly; wonder if a Trangia stove is just a bit smaller and that's what they are basing it on, works nonetheless. Esbit sits fine in the 6 sided configuration in the dedicated stove holder.  

  Glyn Edwards

Rated: 3/5

  3 of 38

  Once again rapid shipping from Woodlore to me. Tried the Stove this morning (admittedly in my garage and not the woods as I was trying to fix my motorbike). What a clever design, after a bit of fumbling the panels fitted well and was very stable with my trusty Crusader cup boiling quite soon. I feel that it will be an invaluable bit of kit as the local woods have a strict no campfire policy but seem ok with small stoves, takes up almost no space in a Bergan or day sack and works well with both a meths burner and the wood scraps that always seem to build up around the front of the garage where I have been known to carve the odd spoon or two. only down side that I can see is because I no longer have to go back into the house to make a brew I may become estranged from the wife. Top bit of kit.  

  Nicholas Price

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 38

  A fantastic design achievement and a super versatile stove. Very pleased with it.  

  Jeremy Williams

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 38

  This is brilliant; having experimented with lo-tech stoves with variable success I took the plunge with the Honey Stove and was rewarded instantly. Putting it together is not the faff it might seem; have the door lugs pointing upwards and use that to lift or move the stove and it holds together fine. I found I had boiled enough water for two cuppas while I was still stoking the stove from start; used on a flat stone there is no trace left and minimal fuel needed. I will try the Trangia burner for more upland outings. V. fast delivery.  

  Robin Barnden

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 38

  Brilliant. Would recommend.  

  Paul Johnson

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 38

  Great little cooker with the ability to use multiple fuels. Practice putting it together in the differing functions before heading out, trust me it helps.  

  Paul Fretwell

Rated: 5/5

  8 of 38

  Been using a home-made hobo stove for years and thought it was the dogs danglies. The better half got me one of these bad boys for my birthday and the hobo stove has been retired. The Honey Stove packs down to nothing and I could not believe how efficient it is at burning wood. It all but incinerates solid fuel down to ash. Only thing I would ask is they somehow make the opening at the front larger so I can put on my simmer top for my Trangia. Outstanding product though.  


Rated: 5/5

  9 of 38

  Great little stove; have used with wood and with a meths burner. Good, even heat and quick boil. Easy to fix together and even in the smallest configuration holds a larger pot well.  

  Mark Oneil

Rated: 5/5

  10 of 38

  A perfect size stove for one to two people on a short camping trip that packs well easy to use and set up. Works well with a handful of twigs or even easier with a meths burner if short of time  

  Nick Mills

Rated: 5/5

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