When it comes to celebrating love, there are few places that can match the romantic wedding venues in Staffordshire. This picturesque county is nestled right in the landscapes of England's Midlands, offering countryside charm and a wealth of stunning backdrops for all types of weddings in Staffordshire.
Staffordshire is home to the famous Peak District, meaning that there's no shortage of countryside venues with phenomenal views. However, if a city wedding venue is more your speed, there's plenty on offer in Stoke-on-Trent, Tamworth, Lichfield and more.
15 of Our Favourite Wedding Venues in Staffordshire
So, whether you want to tie the knot in the walled gardens of a stately home wedding venue or have a rustic celebration in a barn wedding venue, there's no shortage of Staffordshire wedding venues that can bring your wedding vision to life.
1. Thorpe Garden - Tamworth
Thorpe Garden, a Cripps and Co. venue, is a truly unique botanical-chic venue in Staffordshire set in a 3,000-acre private estate. This property has been owned by the Inge family since 1631 and is a beautiful walled garden full of magnificent trees and flowering plants.
The ceremony room, work of renowned architect Seth Stein, features a sloping roof and glass doors opening onto a terrace full of fairy lights, flowers and festoons - ideal vibes for a summer wedding evening!
Thorpe Garden is also an excellent foodie wedding venue choice, thanks to their team of highly qualified chefs who use the finest and freshest produce and cook using a tailor-made grill and rotisserie.
You're sure to love this venue just as much as our Hitched users do! One said, "This venue gave us the best wedding we could ever ask for and more. The day ran very smoothly and the staff were incredible. The food was amazing!"
Capacity: Up to 250 guests
2. Foxtail Barns - Consall
There's no shortage of beautiful barn wedding venues in Staffordshire, and Foxtail Barns is up there with the most desirable. This countryside paradise was designed with weddings in mind and is brimming with refined rustic charm. The 70 acre estate is full of beautiful countryside including five lakes, woodlands and wildflowers.
Start your day in one of the dreamy get-ready suites, before tying the knot in the boho-chic orangery, which is able to host up to 150 guests. Afterwards, you can bring your love story to life with some beautiful pictures in the grounds.
The walled garden is the perfect spot for some drinks before moving on to your wedding breakfast in the state-of-the-art barn, characterised by vaulted ceilings, greenery and statement light features. Finish your time with a stay in the private and plush wedding lodge for a fairytale ending.
Capacity: Up to 150 guests
Deals: Foxtail Barn's discounted midweek rates mean that you could be saving up to 60% on your wedding day. You can also source and supply all your own wedding drinks for no corkage fee, making this a great option for couples searching for cheap wedding venues in Staffordshire.
3. Weston Hall - Stafford
Weston Hall is a Grade II-listed building right in the heart of the countryside. Booking this Staffordshire wedding venue will guarantee exclusive use of a magnificent country house and its surrounding grounds - what more could you want?
There's a variety of ceremony spaces to choose from, both indoors and outdoor. There's also the option to tie the knot in one of the nearby churches. Weston Hall only hosts one wedding per day, so you're sure to be the centre of attention.
Once the party draws to a close, there are eight lavish bedrooms where you and your guests can spend the night.
Weston Hall has it all, according to this Hitched user: "Weston Hall is an amazing wedding venue. The staff are really helpful and friendly and they have a flexible approach to wedding planning to make sure the whole day is exactly how the couple wants it. The food was incredible, with very generous portions and the bedrooms were extreme luxury and the whole thing was very reasonable priced."
Capacity: Up to 150 guests
Pricing: From £4,650
Deals: There are deals on deals on deals at this gorgeous venue. Choose from the Ultimate Winter package 2024, New Year's Eve package 2024, Sunday - Thursday package and the late availability package.
4. Drayton Manor Park and Hotel - Tamworth
If you're searching for truly unique and unusual wedding venues in Staffordshire, then look no further than Drayton Manor Park and Hotel. This hotel wedding venue is located in the beautiful 280-acre grounds of Drayton Manor Theme Park in Tamworth.
Couples can choose from an array of spaces to say 'I do', accommodating everything from intimate wedding ceremonies to grand celebrations. The Tower Suite, Hamilton Suite and Park View Suite are all licensed for civil ceremonies and boast their own unique décor and character.
Hitched users love it here, with one saying, "The whole experience was amazing - the food was delicious and the grounds are gorgeous."
Capacity: Up to 250 guests
Pricing: Menus from £42
Deals: Drayton Manor Park and Hotel are offering 15% off late availability 2023 weddings, as well as the chance to snap up their No Place Like Home wedding package, ideal for couples celebrating their return from a destination wedding, and their All Wrapped Up package is a sweet deal, too!
5. Standon Hall - Eccleshall
We love a stately home wedding venue here at Hitched, and looking at Standon Hall, it's easy to see why. This luxurious Edwardian venue is steeped in history and the dedicated events team are driven by a desire to immerse couples in the moment and create a service filled with romance and innovation.
This 20th century property is a Grade II-listed mansion surrounded by Staffordshire countryside charm. Couples can host their ceremony in front of an antique fireplace with fresh florals before having reception drinks in the eclectic Pebbles Suite. Don't forgot to snap some unforgettable photos in the landscaped gardens.
This Hitched user put it best: "The venue is just incredible and really has a wow factor that can’t fail to impress your guests."
Capacity: Up to 120 guests
Pricing: From £4,500
6. Moddershall Oaks - Nr Stone
Trees, fairy lights, private woodland: Moddershall Oaks has got every you need to bring your fairytale wedding vision to life. This stunning setting has a peaceful atmosphere and an idyllic backdrop right on the water's edge, this is a venue sure to make your big day extra special.
If you're planning an outdoor wedding ceremony to make the most of the warmer months, then you *have* to check out the handmade oak gazebo, nestled right by a private lake. A ceremony here can host up to 130 guests, and you can also make use of a private courtyard with a wishing well!
The venue also offers a dedicated wedding coordinator to help you through your wedding planning process. With prices starting from £3,500, this is a standout option among the cheap wedding venues in Staffordshire.
Previous newlyweds have said, "The venue itself is stunning and really special. There is so much space for everyone to sit and wonder and explore if they want to. There were so many good places to take photos, sit and talk with friends and family. The food was also incredible."
Capacity: Up to 175
Pricing: Starting at £3,500
Deals: Tying the knot in the summer? Moddershall Oaks' summer wedding package covers up to 50 day guests and 80 evening guests and includes exclusive use, a starlit backdrop, canapes, a three-course wedding breakfast and more from only £9,475.
Alternatively, a winter wedding in early 2024 starts from £5,275 for 40 day guests and 70 evening guests.
7. The Moat House Hotel - Stafford
The Moat House Hotel is a four star retreat found in the picturesque village of Acton Trussell. Just four miles away from the city of Stafford, this is a great option for couples looking at wedding venues in Stafford. From the 16th century farmhouse to quaint canal bridges to bluebell carpeted woodland, there's no shortage of romantic backdrops for your big day.
This venue's range of wedding spaces, including the Colin Lewis suite, orangery and lakeside pergola suits a range of different tastes and wedding themes, from rustic charm to boho chic to modern elegance.
And if you're a foodie couple, listen up! The Moat House boasts a 2 AA Rosette restaurant serving up exquisite fine dining focused on British cuisine made with local produce. It's sure to be a a smash hit with your guests, with one Hitched user saying, "All our guests commented on how beautiful the food and the venue was."
Capacity: Up to 140 guests
Pricing: Menus from £57
Deals: The Moat House Hotel is offering amazing late availability packages for 2023 (from £7,000) and 2024 (from £7,250) which include a canape reception, table linen, three-course wedding breakfast, prosecco toast, honeymoon suite and more.
8. Coton House Farm - Lichfield
Coton House Farm is where farm wedding venue meets luxury. This exclusive venue and working farm is surrounded by panoramic views of the Staffordshire countryside and boasts elements that stretch all the way back to the 16th century.
Hitched users love this venue - just listen to what this newlywed had to say: "We had the most fantastic time and we honestly couldn’t have dreamed of a more perfect day. I can only imagine how much hard work everyone put in and it was all massively appreciated.
"Every member of staff was so friendly and professional, every single guest felt at ease and looked after. Everyone commented on how beautiful and incredible the farm was."
Whether you choose to tie the knot in the beautiful Oak Barn overlooking the farm, the luxurious Sty or the renovated 17th century Old Dairy Barn, you're guaranteed a rustic ceremony with stunning interior design.
Capacity: Up to 220 guests
Pricing: Menus from £42.50
Deals: Book a remaining date in 2023 for 30% off venue hire.
9. The Oaks Barn - Staffordshire Moorlands
With a capacity of up to 100 guests, The Oaks Barn is the perfect place to celebrate an intimate wedding ceremony with your friends and family. This Hitched user agrees: "The attention to detail through the whole venue makes it the perfect place for an intimate celebration, and with it being a family business, you really feel the love that has gone into creating the space."
This woodland wedding venue is right in the heart of the Staffordshire Moorlands and boasts 25 acres of woodland and two converted barns. Nature lovers and boho couples will feel right at home.
And the cherry on top? This venue is home to a number of cheeky alpacas, who roam through the fields and never fail to entertain.
Capacity: Up to 100 guests
Pricing: Starting at £5,600
Deals: Enjoy a generous 60 free glasses of prosecco when you book a 2024 wedding at The Oaks Barn.
10. Keele Hall - Newcastle Under Lyme
If you're looking for a dreamy stately home wedding venue in Staffordshire, then you're in luck. Keele Hall has a variety of locations where you can exchange vows and celebrate with up to 400 of your nearest and dearest.
The Savlin Suite is made up of three separate rooms and offers views of the magnificent grounds. When it comes to time for food, move to the Ballroom to host a banquet meal - it's even combined with a terrace for some outside socialising.
The on-site team, from the wedding coordinator to the in-house chefs, are prepared to work tirelessly to bring your dream wedding vision to life. One Hitched user said, "Fantastic wedding day, everything smoothly and discreetly managed by the team, beautiful setting - the perfect day in the perfect place for us."
Capacity: Up to 400 guests
Pricing: Menus from £60
11. DoubleTree by Hilton Stoke on Trent - Stoke-on-Trent
DoubleTree by Hilton Stoke on Trent is a gorgeous hotel wedding venue nestled in four and a half acres of beautiful gardens. Here you'll find the perfect blend of well-equipped facilities and dedicated customer service perfect for all types of weddings in Staffordshire.
From small private ceremonies to grand parties, DoubleTree by Hilton has plenty of spaces that cater to weddings with different sizes and wedding themes. The bright Eal of Granville can accommodate up to 80 guests, while the modern JW is perfect for gatherings of up to 120 guests and the Elizabethan can hold up to 250 guests.
The dedicated team will be on hand throughout the entire wedding planning process, offering advice on everything from wedding menus to wedding packages. Previous newlyweds have said, "For our wedding day all staff were amazing from the coordinator, to the bar staff to reception, all quick and professional, no one could fault them.
"We felt very supported planning and attending our wedding here and look forward to coming for future events."
Capacity: Up to 350 guests
Pricing: Menus from £55
Deals: Celebrate your midweek wedding here with 20% off wedding packages for Sunday - Thursday weddings. There's also a generous Twilight wedding package offering a package for 60 evening guests including room hire, wine, buffet and disco for only £2,995.
Not only that, all Hitched users can enjoy an additional discount of 10% on services hired.
12. Hawkesyard Estate - Rugeley
Hawkesyard Estate is a stunning wedding venue nestled in the picturesque town of Rugeley on the edge of the Cannock Chase. This Grade II manor house is filled with country charm and boasts elegant interiors, vibrant gardens and historic allure.
If you want to immerse yourself in the English countryside, then this is the ideal city escape. Up to 80 people can watch you say 'I do', before celebrating with 120 guests. Overnight accommodation is available here for those who just don't want the day to end.
And if you need any help with planning, the attentive Hawkesyard team will be right there to help you out.
Capacity: Up to 120 guests
Pricing: Menus from £75
13. Bistro Number 19 - Lichfield
We love a restaurant wedding venue here at Hitched, and Bistro Number 19 is the perfect example of why. This vibrant venue can take you and your guests back in time thanks to its old-fashioned décor and incomparable views of a classic cathedral.
A great benefit of Bistro Number 19 is that they're pet-friendly, meaning you can enjoy having your dog at your wedding.
In the restaurant you'll find an artistic dining room with chic wooden tables, bold chairs and vintage lighting. There's also the chance to host your wedding breakfast in the garden surrounded by flowers, hedges and tall trees.
If you're looking for a romantic green space, vintage décor and delicious food, then Bistro Number 19 could be one of your dream Staffordshire wedding venues.
Capacity: Up to 100 guests
Pricing: Starting at £100
14. Royle Forest Weddings - Burton upon Trent
Royle Forest Weddings is a different take on tipis. This enchanted forest tipi wedding venue is an experience designed to build anticipation for you and your guests all the way from the forest to the tipis.
The photo opportunities inside and are just as beautiful as the forest outside. Every inch of the venue, from the kick ass dancefloor to The Forest Bar has been handcrafted by the on-site team to make sure it's of the highest quality.
The Royle Forest team believes that there's no one way to do your wedding, therefore there are no strict formats for your wedding to follow. It's your wedding, your way, and you can get as creative as you like.
Capacity: Up to 250 guests
Pricing: Starting at £20
15. Alrewas Hayes - Burton upon Trent
Alrewas Hayes is a Grade II-listed getaway dating back to 1066 - it was even written about in the Domesday Book! This historic wedding venue is located close to Burton-upon Trent and has been in the same family for five generations.
The building and décor is sure to impress - one Hitched user said, "The venue itself is absolutely beautiful. It is so private, gorgeous and grand, yet still has a real 'homely' feel to it, which we and our guests all fell in love with. The accommodation is stunning, there are endless photo backdrops, and the actual interior is incredible. The décor of the entire place is just amazing."
There is a versatile range of event spaces everything, accommodating everything from celebrations of 50 all the way to 650. A venue highlight has got to be The Great Barn, with its image mapping, world-class lighting and sound system.
The current owners have decided to renovate the secluded estate, reimagining it as a highly sought-after wedding, event and corporate retreat venue. Alrewas Hayes also prides itself on its food and drink, from fine gourmet dining to informal sharing platters.
Capacity: Up to 650 guests
Pricing: Menus from £60
Deals: Good news for midweek weddings: tying the knot on a Tuesday or a Wednesday starts from prices as low as £8,250 in the winter months. This package includes exclusive hire, canapes and drinks reception, wedding breakfast, evening food, and six en-suite bedrooms.
Newlyweds should also check out the Lakeside package for 60 day guests and 120 evening guests, including exclusive use of the orangery, lobby, Williams bar, lakeside, courtyard gardens and grounds, and 11 boutique en-suite bedrooms. Prices start from £13,145.
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