If you are looking to make your outdoor space more inviting, it is essential to think about how the furniture will work with the space.

Outdoor fire pits are great for entertaining guests because they can provide warmth and light and make for a cozy atmosphere. But, some considerations need to be made before purchasing the fire pit seatings.

That’s why we have put together this list of seating ideas that you can use in conjunction with your new fire pit!

Outdoor Fire Pit Seating Ideas

1. Stone Bench Sofa

fire pit with Stone Bench Sofa

A stone bench sofa is a natural and stylish way to build your backyard living space. It is styled with an L-shape that includes three cushions for seat comfort. The chairs are adorned with light blue cushions to match the traditional color scheme.

2. Egg Chairs

egg chair and fire pit on patio

It is great to have a hanging egg chair or two around the fire pit because it is the perfect space to enjoy and relax. It has a soothing, swaying feel as well as providing comfort.

3. Stamped Seat Wall

fire pit with stamped seat wall

The idea is to have stamped seat wall around the fire pit that contrasts with the green grass. It would be a way that we could personalize the space and make it unique for us. You can find more inspiration for the look in this blog post of the stamped seat wall and fire pit designs.

4. Outdoor Daybeds

Outdoor daybed placed next to fire pit

If you are looking for a way to make your fire pit area more comfortable, adding outdoor daybeds is one way to do it. The daybed cushions allow you to relax and stretch out, making it a lot more pleasant. You can choose an outdoor daybed that is covered or shaded.

5. Sunken Fire Pit Seating

sunken-firepit-seating-idea

Sunken fire pit seating arrangements complement the designs of different outdoor spaces. Typically, sunken fire pit seats are made from concrete, stone, or brick and feature a built-in gazebo to protect the area from wind and other weather elements.

The sunken fire pits also give people a chance to relax while still feeling part of the surrounding landscape.

6. Teak Lounge Chair

fire pit and chair in back yard

Having the teak lounge chair around the fire pit area will bring out feelings of calmness and serenity. It provides that sense of comfort that we all like.

7. Tree Stump

tree stump placed around fire pit

Some people install benches where they can sit and enjoy the flames. However, benches can be expensive and often take up too much space.

One idea might be to have tree stump seats for your fire pit area. They are usually fairly easy to find and relatively cheap. This guide will show you how to turn tree stumps into fire pit seatings.

8. Swivel Chairs

fire pit set on patio in backyard

The combination of different seating styles adds visual interest to the area around the fire pit, which is where we would place them to create an inviting atmosphere. Swivel chairs allow you to turn in any direction with ease and chat with everyone at the party.

9. Adirondack Chairs

Adirondack chair around fire pit

Having Adirondack chairs for a fire pit area is an excellent idea if you're looking for a more rustic feel outdoors. You can have an Adirondack chair mixed with a modern outdoor dining set or stool.

10. Concrete Stools

fire pit on patio in backyard

Having concrete stools around the fire pit area provides a great deal of stability for your guests while also providing a solid and durable foundation to ensure comfort. These stools will withstand any type of weather, including wet or windy conditions.

Backyard Fire Pit Seating Ideas

11. Hanging Swings

fire pit with hanging swings in garden

This idea would give you a place to sit and relax while watching the flame in the fire pit. A good idea might be to have a swing set in the backyard with a hammock or tree swing. This tutorial will give you step-by-step instructions on how to make DIY pergola firepit swings.

12. Papasan Chair

Papasan chair placed around fire pit

You should have a few of these chairs around the fire pit because it will make your guests feel very comfortable. The round shape paired with a round fire pit makes it look perfect, and the back cushions and seat cushion also fully encase you in comfort. Now all you need is some marshmallows.

13. Wooden Bench Planters

wooden bench planter in backyard

Wooden bench planters are the perfect addition to the fire pit area. They add to the look and feel of the space while also doubling as benches for seating when necessary. Looking for more landscaping timber ideas? You'll find plenty in our guide.

14. Stairs

build stair around fire pit

One of the easiest ways to have seating around a fire is with stairs. When you build stairs up around the fire, it provides seating for everyone that wants to sit around it. You can use chairs or benches if appropriate for your space.

15. Composite Seats

composite decking for the fire pit

An excellent idea for your backyard is to construct a fire pit. It can be built from a breeze block frame with composite decking for the seats and seat backs.  Learn how to make a circular fire pit with 16 composite seatings in this tutorial!

16. Sling Chairs

sling chairs placed on deck

Have a fire pit in your backyard? Sling chairs make the perfect seating arrangements for a fire pit. These chairs are both comfortable and fun to use. It is essential to take care of them when not in use by storing them in a dry place, preferably covering them to protect them from pesky bugs or dirt.

17. Sofa Bench

Sofa bench and fire pit in backyard  garden

If you're looking for a way to create an inviting outdoor space in your backyard, then you might want to make a DIY sofa bench. This is an easy and affordable way to add a cozy touch to your space while also creating a place for friends and family members to gather.

18. Traditional Wicker Chairs

fire pit and nice swimming pool in backyard

Wicker chairs are great for fire pits because they're lightweight and secure enough to support someone sitting on them.

If you have a backyard fire pit, it's worth considering getting a couple of these chairs for your seating area around it. They'll complete the atmosphere and make your outdoor space feel so much cozier. 

Why not consider them for your rose garden ideas for a practical yet stylish way to make the most of the space?

19. Wood Beam Benches

fire pit placed in backyard garden

For people who would like to relax and enjoy the outdoor, a fire pit area with wooden beam benches would be a good idea.

They could provide an opportunity for socializing while enjoying the beauty of the natural space. This guide will show you how to build a fire pit on a budget with wooden beam benches!

20. Conversation Sets

Conversation sets around fire pit

A conversation set is a group of furniture often used as a focal point in the outdoor space. A set typically includes a couch, loveseat, and armchair, all matching in color.

You can use conversational sets around your fire pit to create a cozy, intimate seating arrangement for entertaining guests.

Conclusion

It can be challenging to know which pieces the best suit your needs with so many seating ideas to choose from. The key is deciding what you want your fire pit area to look like and choosing the right mix of furniture for that aesthetic.

Whether you’re looking for something one-of-a-kind or prefer a more traditional style, there is plenty of fire pit seating ideas out there waiting for you!

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