Wood is good
There are some truly beautiful surrounds for fireplaces of all descriptions available. A wooden surround set off all manner of fires, whether solid fuel, gas or electric.
There is a huge variety of styles to choose from including intricately carved right through to minimalist. You can also opt to buy a reclaimed/recycled surround, or a newly manufactured creation.
This Flavel Calypso gas fire featured with brass trim and antique fret shows how your fireplace can form a real focal point for any room when set in a natural looking surround.
This detailed Baltimore fire surround from Cumberland Woodcraft is set against some attractive herringbone brickwork.
Are you after some simple elegance that’s well suited for modern decor, but has the warmth and depth of a natural material? Oak Fire Surrounds do a great range of solid wood surrounds that fit well into a more contemporary design scheme