The Moat House Hotel

(94 reviews) 94 5
Lower Penkridge Road Acton Trussell Staffordshire ST17 0RJ
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About The Moat House Hotel

Lower Penkridge Road, Acton Trussell
Staffordshire, ST17 0RJ

Congratulations on your engagement and forthcoming wedding!

If you choose to celebrate at The Moat House Hotel, you will enjoy all that this fantastic venue has to offer. The hotel complements a fairy tale wedding perfectly, boasting peaceful grounds, delicious food and the most wonderful backdrops for your photographs.

Nestled within the village of Acton Trussell, the building is a picturesque, grade II manor house, perfect for your country wedding. The venue has undergone a careful restoration to preserve its historic charm and convert the building into a quality four star hotel. The house has been in the Lewis family since 1955 and has been hosting weddings for over 25 years.

The service you will receive at The Moat House is second to none. Our friendly, experienced, professional team will make sure that you have your dream day. We only hold one wedding per day, so you will have total exclusive use of the venue plus the undivided attention of our team. We will work closely with you to ensure that nothing is forgotten and that everything runs smoothly on the day.

You and your overnight guests can enjoy a night in one of our 41 four-star standard bedrooms. To extend your celebrations, the following morning you can enjoy a delicious breakfast with your nearest and dearest.

We also offer a selection of superb packages to ease the pressures of the whole planning process. Packages include a personal wedding co-ordinator, venue hire, accommodation for you and your guests, red carpet arrival, and so much more!

Whether you’re planning a lavish affair or an intimate occasion, The Moat House Hotel is sure to provide the perfect setting for a truly memorable day.

• 16th century manor house with a moat • Licensed to hold civil ceremonies for weddings with up to 200 guests • Exclusive use – only one wedding per day • Dedicated events’ team and wedding planner • Award winning 2 Rosette restaurant • Four-star hotel with 41 bedrooms for overnight guests

Facilities at The Moat House Hotel

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
In the Country
Small Hotel
Large Hotel
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Other Features :
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster

The Moat House Hotel Reviews (94)

Mike and Becki Foster Wedding 24th August 2017
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By Carole Spennewyn, on 27 Aug 2017Date of Wedding - 24 Aug 2017

Good morning On behalf of the Spennewyn and Foster families I would like to say a huge thank you to everyone at the Moat House who was involved in making Becki and Mike's wedding on the 24th August so special, we all had a truly fabulous day. The venue looked stunning and everyone from the reception staff, to waiting on staff, to house keeping staff were very helpful. We would like to say thank you to everyone in the kitchen for serving us such a tasty wedding breakfast. There was lots of compliments on both the food and the very efficient service. (I had the blade of beef followed by the lemon tart both were delicious!) We would like to say a special thank you to Johanna for all her help and advice over the many months, from our initial enquiries last year to her calm presence on the day. Nothing was too much trouble for her. We would also like to say an enormous thank you to Tom Anderson. He was amazing and ensured that everything ran smoothly and seamlessly throughout the day and evening. He was brilliant; calming nerves and sorting things throughout the wedding day. He was always there organising and keeping an eye on things without being intrusive. A very professional young man. So Johanna and Tom and everyone else I just want to a say final thank you to you all, you were fantastic and a huge asset to the Moat House. Well done Best wishes Carole Spennewyn

Thank you...
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By Mr and Mrs Warren, on 09 Aug 2017Date of Wedding - 06 Aug 2017

Just to say thank you to you all everyone who worked so hard to make our wedding day amazing from start to finish. Nothing was too much trouble for any of your staff and please thank the chef and all in the kitchen as the food was amazing. Once again thank you to everyone at the hotel.

A Massive Thank you
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By Kate and Tim, on 31 Jul 2017Date of Wedding - 27 Jul 2017

I just wanted to say a massive thank you for everything that you did for us both over our stay! It was all absolutely perfect and I was overwhelmed by how lovely you and Hannah were to us! Thank you again!!!! Kate and Tim xxxxx

Lisa & Jonathan Vining 28.5.17
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By Lisa & Jonathan Vining 28.5.17, on 14 Jun 2017Date of Wedding - 28 May 2017

Hi Gaynor & Rachael We would just like to say a massive thank you to you both and all the staff that worked on th day of our wedding particularly Tom and Hannah. We had an amazing day, the room looked beautiful and everyone was extremely pleased with the food and service they received. Thank you for all your support in the planning of our wedding. WE will look forward to visiting the Moat house on many more occasions in the future With kind regards Jon & Lisa

Wedding 13th May
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By Becci and Simon, on 20 Jun 2017Date of Wedding - 13 May 2017

Simon and I just wanted to say a huge thank you for all your hard work and input for our wedding. It was absolutely perfect- everything we hoped it would be and so much more. It went like clockwork and was so relaxed. Gaynor was so lovely on the day- she made it all so easy. Her suggestions for photos were brilliant. She was so attentive. Gareth was fantastic, so were the rest of the team... right up to keeping an eye on my son and removing a pint of beer from him (massive thank you to whoever that was!). I'll send you some photos once we get them back. Many thanks again Becci xx

John & Angela 30th April 2017
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By John & Angela 30th April 2017, on 20 Jun 2017Date of Wedding - 30 Apr 2017

Hi Gaynor, We're just back from honeymoon and wanted to thank you for such a wonderful day. Everything was just as we wanted it and your help and assistance helped everything to go so smoothly. Our families have said what a beautiful venue it was and how good the food was. Thanks again x Sent from my iPhone

Thank you...
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By Faye and Alex, on 20 Jun 2017Date of Wedding - 29 Apr 2017

Hi Both I just wanted to say a huge thank you for everything you did in the lead up to the wedding, and Gaynor for you, Gareth and Lee on the day and night. Both of the men were fantastic at taking care of us on the evening right up until the end! Gaynor you were instrumental in keeping me warm and drinking throughout the photos outside too! Everything went to plan and was wonderful so I appreciate your whole team their at the moat house. Thanks so much Faye and Alex

We would like to say a massive thank you!
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By Emma and Richard, on 21 Jun 2017Date of Wedding - 21 Apr 2017

We would just like to say a massive thank you to all involved in our Wedding day. You were fab from start to finish. So very professional and helpful. It really is a wonderful venue and we would highly recommend it to anyone. We wish we could re-live it over and over. Once again, many thanks. Emma and Richard (Mr and Mrs Neea) xxx

Thank you!
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By Holly & Paul Bryan, on 20 Jun 2017Date of Wedding - 20 Apr 2017

Me & paul just wanted to say a huge thank you! You have been amazing this whole time throughout our wedding planning and made it completely stress free for both of us! We could not be happier with the way the day went- you, and your colleagues were all amazing, every single one of our guests said how lovely the food was, the venue and all the staff. Please pass on our thanks to all your colleagues too for their hospitality. We are truly thrilled. Thank you so much - we will no doubt see you soon when we pop in for a drink. Mr & Mrs Bryan xxx

Mel & Andy Wedding 27th August 2016
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By Mel & Andy Bromley, on 20 Jun 2017Date of Wedding - 27 Aug 2016

Hi Gaynor, Just wanted to send a quick email to thank you and the team so much for our amazing day on Saturday! Everyone was so accommodating and all of our guests commented on how fantastic and organised everything was. I am still yet to pick up my wedding shoes that I left (I was obviously too hungover to notice) but thank you for making our day so special, it will be one to remember! Kind regards Mel & Andy Sent from my iPhone

Jamie and Georgina Moat House Wedding
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By Mr and Mrs Baxter, on 20 Jun 2017Date of Wedding - 05 Aug 2016

Just wanted to send a quick email to say how fantastic our wedding day was on Friday. It was everything we had wished for and much, much more! Yours and Gaynor's help in the build up to the wedding was just fantastic and we felt that nothing was too much trouble. All of the staff on the day were also incredible and treated us like royalty from start to finish! Thank you for making our wedding day such a special one,

Carrie & Andy 27th February 2016
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By Carrie & Andy Lawrence, on 20 Jun 2017Date of Wedding - 27 Feb 2016

Hi Gaynor Could you please pass on our thanks to the hotel and staff for making our wedding day magical, it was perfect from start to finish. The guests loved the hotel and food and if you could pass on my personal thanks to the gentleman and lady that looked after me throughout the day and yourself and Rachel for everything. Carrie & Andy Sent from my iPhone

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