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On Hitched.co.uk since 2021

Last update: March 2024

  • Conversion work was completed in May 2023 and we've already hosted 25 weddings
  • Venue hire includes an overnight stay in the Glamping Pod Honeymoon Suite for the wedding couple
  • Only 5 miles from Shrewsbury for your guest accommodation
  • Space to host formal dining for 120 guests (or more with a marquee)
  • Exclusively yours for 3 days for both weekend and mid-week weddings
  • Large paddock included for siting marquees, tipis or bell tents
  • Licenced for indoor and outdoor ceremonies
  • Transparent hire price with no hidden extras
  • Book you personal venue tour now via our website

Located just 5 miles from Shrewsbury and immersed in the beauty of Shropshire's countryside, Moat Hall Barns is a sympathetically restored grade II listed historic farm complex.

Set in its own private courtyard and surrounded by a patchwork of grazing pasture, you and your guests will delight in escaping the commotion of everyday life and experience a truly magical setting that is exclusively yours for 3 days.

Whether you're dreaming of a rustic, boho, eco or festival-style wedding, Moat Hall Barns provides the blank canvas to express your creativity and individuality. Featuring many idyllic spaces, couples will be spoiled for choice on where to host their ceremony and festivities.

Dating back to the 18th century, The Top Barn is the oldest and most architecturally stunning of the barns and features tall vaulted ceilings, exposed oak beams and original red brick walls. Enjoy your wedding breakfast and evening entertainment surrounded by loved ones and take in the charm and character of the barn's original features.

As if that wasn’t enough, moving upstairs to the Hayloft you will discover the viewing gallery over The Top Barn that doubles as an intimate ceremony area and later a serene space for your guests to relax.

For an outdoor celebration, The Lake offers a gorgeous waterside gazebo where you can exchange your vows framed by breathtaking views of the rolling hills. Adjacent to The Lake is The Paddock, a lush open space to site an elegant marquee, tipi or bell tents and where guests both young and old can play games.

Moat Hall Barns wholeheartedly invite couples to personalise the venue to bring their unique vision to life.

Visit our website for more details and to book your venue tour.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Unusual weddings
Historic
Marquees and tents
Woodland and festival
Church
Barn
Outdoor license
Tipis and yurts
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities

Evening entertainment:

Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:

Health suite

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
Pet-friendly
Horse baraat permitted
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100% Recommended by couples
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Natalie W. Sent on 10/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The most beautiful versatile venue with perfect hosts

Amy and Ben were amazing and the venue is just so beautiful xxx we were able to have the wedding we wanted and there are so many options for how to use the space xxx
Dale
Dale P. Sent on 24/01/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing Venue and people

My wife and I got married at Moat Hall Barns in June 2023 (Always late leaving reviews). Our experience with the venue, and in particular Ben and Amy, was nothing short of fantastic. The venue is stunning and was exactly what we were after, and nothing was too much trouble for Ben and Amy, who helped us out in so many ways I couldn't list them all. I can not recommend this venue enough for both the location and setting, but also for the people.
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Kelly D. Sent on 30/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing in every way

Beautiful venue and setting as commented by our guests. Amy and Ben were incredible throughout, nothing was too much trouble. We could not recommend Moat Hall enough for the most amazing wedding and fantastic value for money. We would not change a thing ❤️
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Hannah E. Sent on 05/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

What a venue!

What a venue! Everyone who came was blown away by the beauty of it. We had a very wet day but having the outdoor space undercover was amazing. Being able to look down from the balcony was so fun as we could see everyone having a good time but it was also a nice place for people to have a quiet chat. Amy and Ben have been extremely helpful and recommended lots of the suppliers we used and they were all great. Lots of little gems of wisdom were given when we met with Amy and Ben the day before our wedding, which calmed all our nerves about things coming together. They were so friendly and went the extra mile for us. We would book it again in a heartbeat.
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Willow W. Sent on 27/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The Best Day of My Life

Everything was perfect from start to finish - this venue couldn’t have been better with so many different areas and such a beautiful location, everything about it was just stunning. We had the best day of our lives and we couldn’t have pulled it off without such an incredible venue to have it in.
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Hellen D. Sent on 06/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Just perfect

Moat Hall Barns is a stunning wedding venue and was perfect for our DIY wedding. They are so attentive to detail and responsive which really put me at ease. It is the perfect venue to create a personalised wedding, the different spaces are so versatile for different aspects of the wedding day.
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Megan B. Sent on 10/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

mrs megan giles

The most beautiful venue ever. I am so pleased we chose Moat Hall Barns. Amy & Ben were amazing all throughout, any worried or queries i had, Amy answered straight away and anything I was unsure about, she was there.

If your looking for a beautiful venue with a lot of character, Moat Hall Barns is for you!
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Rebecca S. Sent on 31/07/2023
4.6 out of 5 rating

Super venue

Really lovely venue and owners. We had a great day. Would recommend if you are looking for a countryside location for your DIY wedding
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Jess M. Sent on 19/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Everything We Dreamed Of And More

Having just had the most magical wedding at Moat Hall Barns, we can't thank Amy & Ben enough. It was everything we dreamed of and more.

The venue has been finished to such a beautiful standard, and they have created a space that any couple would be lucky enough to share such a special day in. All of our guests commented on the character of the barn, the stunning setting, and how approachable both Ben & Amy were.

From viewing during renovations last year & trusting in their vision, we feel so incredibly lucky that we were able to share such a perfect day with our friends and family. A truly unique venue, with such a family feel. We are so happy that we chose it for our special day.

Andy & Jess
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