Peat is a significant fuel source in some countries,
such as Ireland and Finland, where it is harvested on
an industrial scale.
In many countries, including Scotland, peat has traditionally
been used for cooking and domestic heating for centuries.
Peat has low atmospheric emissions and is also clean
and easy to handle.
why not enjoy burning real Scottish peat in your home
chart below compares the heat values when peat,
wood and coal are burned.
Once you try burning traditional Scottish peat in
your home we're sure that you'll enjoy the heat and
aroma of this good old fashioned product so much that
you'll ever want to use any other product in your
open fire or stove again!
is a natural product that has been used as a fuel
in Scotland for centuries.
Historically cut or cast by hand we now use modern
machinery to extract the peat from the bog land.
is then left to air dry naturally on the surface in
the summer for 6-8 weeks, depending on the notorious
The dried peat is then harvested, stored and bagged
ready for distribution throughout the country.
Peat is a dark fibrous material created when decomposition
fails to keep pace with the production of organic
order for this to happen, conditions must be wet,
acidic and cool.
These conditions favour the growth of mosses, grasses
and small shrubs but inhibit the microbial activity
that usually breaks down the plant material.
As they die they are laid down and accumulate year
on year rather than rotting away. Such conditions
are found more frequently in the northern hemisphere
where the vast majority of the worlds 400 million
hectares of peat lands are to be found.
Our Price Only - £199
(inc VAT) for the pallet of peat.
30 x 20kg bags on pallet - See below for prices including
SCOTLAND,ENGLAND,WALES - £40
SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS - £55
NORTHERN IRELAND - £65
SOUTHERN IRELAND - £79
Islands off mainland UK - please contact us with the