Are you getting hitched? Congratulations! What an exciting journey you are embarking on as you plan your special day.

One of your biggest decisions – if not THE biggest – is where you want to tie the knot and celebrate with your friends and family.

It’s going to be a busy time as you clock up the steps looking at venues, and pick up thousands of brochures and flyers at wedding fairs, but we can help!

Whether you want something traditional or quirky, urban or rural, there’s a huge selection of beautiful wedding venues in Staffordshire.

So, start your research with a look at our Wedding Venues in Staffordshire round-up. You can also head to our Wedding Venues in Staffordshire page for some more pointers.

5 Wedding Venues in Staffordshire

The Trentham Estate

The bride and groom pose for their wedding photos beside the lake at The Trentham Estate, StaffordshireWe have some stunning backdrops for your wedding in Staffordshire, and The Trentham Estate is undoubtedly one of them.

The beautiful 725-acre estate offers the picture-perfect special day, with the renowned Italian Gardens, the majestic, listed Loggia, and hidden gems available exclusively to you if you choose Trentham as your venue.

The idyllic, clear-fronted marquee has a 150-seated capacity, and it’s fully licensed, enabling you to hold your ceremony and reception in the same place.

And you can site your own marquee or tipi on the estate if you prefer.

There’s a host of catering options too, including kitchen buyout if you require a halal or kosher menu.

You'll be able to explore all the options for your wedding at Trentham's Luxury Wedding Show on Monday 27th May. Find out more at

You can also email with all wedding-related enquiries.

Drayton Manor Resort

The happy couple on a carousel for their wedding photo at Drayton Manor Resort, StaffordshireIf you’re looking for a unique and unusual wedding venue in Staffordshire, what could be better than the Drayton Manor Resort?

Start your happily ever after in one of the three suites, accommodating up to 230 guests for the wedding breakfast and up to 330 for your reception.

For your wedding photos, choose from the romance of the picturesque grounds, or the quirky setting of the famous theme park, on the carousel or beside the lake.

Weddings on a budget are catered for, with packages like Time for Tea providing quaint finger sandwiches and tempting cakes, rather than the full wedding breakfast.

And to make life easier for you, the Drayton Manor Wedding Co-ordinator can also organise entertainment, chair covers, table centrepieces and even your wedding cake!

For more information, visit or contact

The Moat House at Acton Trussell

The bride and groom look back across the lake at the Moat House Acton Trussell, StaffordshireThe Moat House Hotel is a picturesque wedding venue and four-star hotel located in the heart of Staffordshire.

Nestled within the village of Acton Trussell, this waterside location and historic Grade II listed venue makes the perfect setting for your country wedding.

From the 16th century farmhouse and iconic horse chestnut tree, to the quintessentially English canal bridges and snowdrop and bluebell-carpeted woodland, The Moat House has no end of beautiful backdrops for your wedding photos.

Ideally located less than a 5 minute drive from J13 of the M6 and around a 10 minute taxi ride from Stafford railway station on the West Coast Mainline, The Moat House is conveniently situated for all your friends and family to reach.

The Moat House Weddings website,, has more information, and you can contact 01785 712217 to speak to the wedding concierge team.

If you'd like to meet the wedding planners and recommended suppliers face to face, there is a Wedding Showcase event at The Moat House on Sunday 17th March (11am-3pm). Book your place at

Image: Mat James Photography

Gladstone Pottery Museum

The iconic courtyard and bottle kilns of the Gladstone Pottery Museum, StaffordshireIs there a more iconically Staffordshire wedding backdrop than the historic cobbles of the Gladstone Pottery Museum?

The Victorian pottery factory, in the heart of Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, is now available for weddings, and can host ceremonies and receptions.

If you love Stoke-on-Trent history and heritage, using this atmospheric setting, with its bottle kilns and cobbled courtyard, on the wedding photos will have you bursting with pride.

Further details are available via or 01782 237777.

Foxtail Barns and The Tawny

The bride and groom walk back down the aisle after exchanging their vows at Foxtail Barns, Staffordshire

Set in 70 acres of breath-taking Staffordshire countryside, The Tawny Hotel, and its purpose-built wedding venue, Foxtail Barns, makes an unforgettable location for your big day.

Host your ceremony in the spectacular, sunlit Orangery, before moving into the vaulted ceiling party barn next door for your wedding breakfast and reception.

Couples have exclusive access to a chauffeured wedding buggy, to be used for your photography during the drinks reception.

The Event Manager will take you, and your photographer, to some of the most beautiful areas of the estate, home to five lakes, mature woodlands, follies and more!

At the end of your extraordinary day, retire to the fabulous, secluded wedding night pod and relish your first night together as a married couple.

To request a brochure or arrange a visit, head to

Image: James Andrew Photography

Wedding Fairs in Staffordshire

If you're looking for wedding fairs in Staffordshire, here are a few Spring 2024 events to choose from:

Middleport Pottery, Stoke-on-Trent, 24th February

Sandon Hall, near Stafford, 24th-25th February

The Bet365 Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent, 25th February & 24th March

The Aquarius Ballroom, Hednesford, 17th March

The Moat House Acton Trussell, 17th March

Hawkesyard Hall, near Rugeley, 28th April

Tutbury Castle, 12th May

The Trentham Estate, 27th-28th May

More Wedding Venues in Staffordshire

You can find information on other wedding venues in Staffordshire, such as the wonderful Keele Hall and Weston Park, in our Weddings section, which also includes details of where you can host your wedding reception in Staffordshire.


The Trentham Estate
The Italian garden with lake beyond at the Trentham Estate, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Peace and quiet, fun and action - there's something for everyone at The Trentham Estate with stunning Gardens, a Shopping Village and the Monkey Forest.

Weddings at The Moat House
Wedding Reception Venue
Image shows a bride and groom, at dusk, looking over the lake at the farm house on their big day

The Moat House Hotel is a picturesque wedding venue and four-star hotel in the heart of Staffordshire. Nestled within the village of Acton Trussell, this waterside location and historic Grade II listed farmhouse makes the perfect setting for your country wedding.

Weddings at Drayton Manor Park
Wedding Reception Venue
Weddings at Drayton Manor Park

Drayton Manor  endeavour to ensure that you wedding is as individual as you are and all of your requirements are treated with the utmost care and attention so they create a day that’s unique to you.

Gladstone Pottery Museum
Throwing a pot

The only complete Victorian pottery factory with original workshops, huge bottle ovens, cobbled yard, tile gallery, Doctor's House and Flushed with Pride - the story of the toilet. Visit the gift shop for handmade pottery, books and gifts.

Weddings at Erasmus Darwin House
Wedding Reception Venue
Welcomed with a glass of bubbly!

Erasmus Darwin House is a beautiful and utterly unique venue for your wedding ceremony and reception. We aim to make your special day as easy and enjoyable as possible.

Weddings at Ford Green Hall
Wedding Reception Venue
Weddings at Ford Green Hall

If you are looking for a romantic and atmospheric venue, why not hire Ford Green Hall for your special occasions? They can help you plan your day. Please ring for further information or a wedding pack.

Weddings at Keele Hall
Wedding Reception Venue
Photo by Helen Cotton Photography

Keele Hall is a magnificent Staffordshire wedding venue surrounded by beautiful countryside. Marry in the Great Hall, have your photographs taken in the Italian gardens, then dine and dance in the Salvin Suite.

Weddings at Weston Park
Wedding Reception Venue
picture yourself in this most decadent venue

Weston Park is perfect for the most important day of your life. Create your perfect day in a stately home more romantic than any castle or hotel. Available on an exclusive use basis.