From the stunning countryside, National Forest and Cannock Chase, to heritage-packed towns and cities, the historic potteries and the birthplace of UK brewing (phew!), Staffordshire is a wonderful place to get married.
Whether you are local or you are travelling across the country, you will not be disappointed by what it has to offer including some of the best wedding venues in the UK.
Top 7 Wedding Venues in Staffordshire
Coton House Farm
The Ashes Barnes
Hanbury Wedding Barn
Coton House Farm has a variety of spaces available for your wedding day.
The Oak Barn is a lovely space with plenty of natural light where you can spend the majority of your wedding day. The barn, which overlooks the farm, can comfortably accommodate up to 120-day guests and 220 evening guests.
The neutral decor, high ceilings, and large windows provide a lovely backdrop for any theme or wedding decor. You can truly express yourselves, bringing your personalities to the forefront for a personal experience that reflects who you are as a couple.
You can design the venue as your heart desires to create the colourful wedding of your dreams!
The Pig Sty, a luxury open-plan bar, and The Old Dairy Barn, a renovated 17th-century milking barn, are two other areas. The repurposed farm building has a lovely interior design with chandeliers and black limestone flooring, which is ideal for the ceremony.
To one side, there is a private courtyard where guests can enjoy a reception drink and canapes. Outside, there is a spacious terrace with fire pits and a sprawling garden. A fully stocked bar and an in-house catering team provide delectable menu options tailored to your preferences.
The farm uses 100% renewable energy and recycles carbon neutrally, making it ideal for environmentally conscious couples.
Thorpe Garden is a wedding venue in Staffordshire, in the countryside, just a few miles northeast of Tamworth.
This lovely walled garden is set within a 3,000-acre private estate that has belonged to the Inge family since 1631. It is filled with magnificent trees and beautiful flowering plants.
Thorpe Garden is a licenced wedding venue with indoor and outdoor event spaces that can accommodate up to 140 guests. For delicious cuisine, they cook the food over the open flames of their barbecue and French rotisserie!
The Barn has a large sloping roof and glass doors that open onto a large terrace with stunning views of the gardens. Couples can choose which rooms they want to utilise for the day.
The ceremony could be held in the barn and the wedding breakfast in the yurt. The Yurt is so unique and always looks great in wedding photos! Fairy lights, flowers, and festoons create the ideal setting for a romantic dinner and an evening of dancing.
Constantine House, a boutique guesthouse on the estate, sleeps up to 42 guests and has 21 en-suite guest rooms, including a honeymoon suite, four deluxe and 16 double bedrooms. The beautifully restored gardener's bothy cottage can also be used as a dressing room.
Alrewas Hayes is a wedding venue in Staffordshire, near Burton upon Trent. This Grade II-listed retreat has been home to five generations of the Williams family over the years.
For years, the property has been the setting for milestone celebrations, and love hosting weddings. Alrewas Hayes can provide the backdrop for a variety of weddings, with a variety of event spaces accommodating 50 to 650 guests.
The Great Barn is a place where the impossible becomes possible, with state-of-the-art production facilities such as image mapping, world-class lighting, and sound and staging systems.
The philosophy behind dining at Alrewas Hayes is that exciting food and drink experiences transform an ordinary event into something extraordinary.
This wedding venue in Staffordshire is available for exclusive hire seven days a week, so whether you want a weekday or weekend wedding, it is yours.
The team of expert chefs create menus inspired by seasonal dishes that bring out the beauty in every ingredient, from fine gourmet dining to informal sharing platters. There is something to suit every palate with an abundance of innovative food and drink menus on offer.
Foxtail Barns is a stunning new wedding venue in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.
The reception room is open, elegant and relaxing - perfect for welcoming guests before and after the ceremony. Don't forget the incredible walled garden, which is quintessentially English, alive with bee-friendly blooms and wildflowers in the summer, and lush ferns and foliage in the winter.
There is a private dressing room for your morning preparations, complete with skylights to allow natural light to fill the room.
For your ceremony, imagine saying your vows in the sensational, sunlit Orangery. It's a relaxed, botanically inspired space for up to 150 guests, featuring a beautiful mix of rustic charm, natural timber and modern innovation. The oak beams support a glass roof which runs along the length of The Orangery and a wall of glass along one side, opening up the space and the bringing the outside in.
Following your ceremony, you’ll lead guests into the stunning Walled Gardens, which offer up a treasure trove of photo opportunities. And let's not forget that the newly married couple are welcome to explore the extended grounds of the estate: 70 acres with 5 lakes, mature woodlands, follies and more - perfect for your more intimate couple shots.
Finally, your wedding breakfast and evening reception are held in the incredible double-height, vaulted-ceiling party barn with contemporary, industrial design.
The Ashes Barns and Country House is a barn wedding venue in Staffordshire, Endon.
This idyllic location is set across 50 acres of stunning countryside and is brimming with rural beauty and rustic charm. It is designed for unforgettable celebrations, with an exquisite country house, sensational gardens, and a sparkling pond at your disposal.
From the spacious dressing rooms to the stunning renovated barn, this wedding venue in Staffordshire is exclusively yours. With a capacity of 150 people, it is ideal for small gatherings. Their staff can provide event coordination to ensure that your day runs smoothly.
Hanbury Wedding Barn is a wedding venue in Staffordshire, Barton under Needwood.
With a rustic feel, it has everything you need for a relaxed wedding day with your family and friends. A family-run venue, the barns have been lovingly restored with weddings in mind and an eye to retaining many of its gorgeous original features.
Each part of your day has its own dedicated space at this wedding venue, which is spacious and flooded with natural light, so there is no waiting for room changes. Your day will unfold with graceful elegance if you have a ceremony licence for both the barn and the picturesque wedding Pavilion.
The Pavilion is a romantic setting for a wedding ceremony. It will be one of the most beautiful moments of your life, overlooking a tranquil lake and surrounded by landscaped lawns and national forest trees!
There is no better place to raise a glass after saying "I do" to that special someone than The Courtyard. A rustic sun trap where you and your guests can enjoy a glass of fizz while reflecting on the start of your next chapter.
Weston Hall, a wedding venue in the Staffordshire countryside, is the ideal setting for a wonderful wedding celebration.
A stunning location for your wedding day is provided by the majestic Grade II listed structure and the surrounding 20 acres of gorgeous views. To maintain the building's personality and charm, many of its original Elizabethan characteristics have been left in place.
The rooms have a historic feel thanks to the stone fireplaces, mullioned windows, and oak beams. These unique elements are combined with a made-to-order, chic décor. A civil ceremony at the Conservatory, an evening reception at The Shrewsbury, or a laid-back drink reception at The Terrace are all options for your wedding.
For your civil ceremony and dinner and nighttime celebrations, they can host up to 110 guests. There are seven large bedrooms available for your overnight guests. Each room has been tastefully furnished for a chic stay. For your first night as a married couple, you can indulge in their magnificent honeymoon suite.
Ingestre Hall is a hidden gem located in Staffordshire.
The Earl of Shrewsbury once resided in this beautiful Rose Brick Jacobean mansion from the 16th century. This lovely setting, which spans 27 acres of picturesque Staffordshire countryside with well-kept landscaped gardens surrounding the home, is the perfect place for your big day.
Use of the gardens, the beautiful Great Hall, the luxurious Yellow Room, and The Red Room, which offers breathtaking views over the Ingestre Hall grounds to the north, are all included in your time at Ingestre Hall.
Their industrial kitchen is available to your caterers. They now provide the option for wedding party attendees to stay the night at Ingestre Hall. Across the country lane from Ingestre Hall, and managed separately to Ingestre Hall, is The Church of St Mary the Virgin, which is available for wedding ceremonies by arrangement with the church administrators.
Start Your Wedding Planning Now
I have given you some of the best wedding venues in Staffordshire, it is time to choose which type of venue is best for you.
When it comes to wedding planning it is vital to be organised, so avoid stress as much as possible. I have created a wedding planning checklist to help you with your planning needs as well as a list of wedding suppliers you need for your day.
Your wedding venue is the first supplier you should book, as it is where your day will be held.
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