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The Waterfront

Barton Marina Barton under Needwood Burton upon Trent Staffordshire DE13 8AS

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About The Waterfront

Barton Marina, Barton under Needwood, Burton upon Trent
Staffordshire, DE13 8AS

The Crow's Nest at The Waterfront, Barton Marina is the perfect setting for a wedding. Located in Staffordshire, the venue is a unique and charming canal-side attraction, offering inimitable views and exceptional service for your big day.

The Waterfront’s Crow’s Nest function suite was first opened in 2007 and provides the perfect space for celebrations and events of all types. The privately owned free house is full of character, embracing the style of a Victorian warehouse by the canal. The first floor function space uses reclaimed timber, brick and stone flags wonderfully to create a charming atmosphere, complete with period lighting. 

The Crow’s Nest, overlooking the vibrant Marina, provides a truly luxurious setting for your big day. Whether you are planning a small, intimate affair or a larger event, the suite can be divided to suit the size of your wedding party.

From your civil ceremony to a spectacular fireworks display, you and your guests will enjoy exclusive use of the Crow’s Nest suite, the private bar, dance floor and the balcony area with stunning views.

When you are planning your special occasion, our fantastic team will be on hand to offer help and support. Drawing upon a wealth of experience, they will ensure that every detail has been taken care of for your dream wedding day.


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• Competitive prices • Exclusive use available of the Crow’s Nest suite, private bar, dance floor and balcony views • Three-course wedding breakfast and evening buffet • Excellent wedding team on hand throughout • Use of the silver wedding cake stand and knife • The Marina, woodland and lakes offer wonderful photo opportunities

Facilities at The Waterfront

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
Pub or Restaurant
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment License
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol License
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
250 to 400 guests
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking

The Waterfront Location

The Waterfront, Barton Marina, Barton under Needwood, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 8AS

Barton Marina Barton under Needwood Burton upon Trent Staffordshire DE13 8AS
01283 711500
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The Waterfront Reviews (17)

Our Wedding
Venue Service

By Stephanie & Martyn, on 14 Oct 2016Date of Wedding - 08 Oct 2016

Thank you so much to Bronwyn & Michelle. We had our wedding reception here at the weekend and it was just perfect! Everything went so smoothly! And we have had so many comments about how the perfect the venue was and that the food was fantastic! Thank you again. Stephanie and Martyn xxx

Our Wedding Day
Venue Service

By Shelley & John Breeze, on 14 Oct 2016Date of Wedding - 02 Oct 2016

What can I say.. from the start Michelle and Bronwyn have both been amazing.. nothing was to much trouble in making our day perfect. The venue its self is stunning.. so unique and beautiful, all our guests commented on how amazing it looked.. The food again was amazing.. so filling and tasty. The bar staff were so lovely and made everyone feel welcome.. Cant thank you all enough.. it was all just amazing Thank you all so much Shelley & John xxxx

Our Wedding Day
Venue Service

By Mr & Mrs Wileman, on 31 May 2016

Thank you to Michelle for helping making our day so special. After taking over at the crows nest Michelle has been fantastic. Our day ran so smoothly and it really was amazing. And even though Bronwyn has only just joined their team she couldn't have been more helpful and nothing was too much. Love the location and would definitely recommend. Thank you. Mr & Mrs Wileman. X

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