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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19 Reviews for The Waterfront
Recommended by 100% of couples
Stephanie & Martyn · Married on 08/10/2016
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 xxxSent on 14/10/2016
Shelley & John Breeze · Married on 02/10/2016
Our Wedding Day
What can I say.. from the start Michelle and Bronwyn have both been amazing.. nothing was to much trouble in making our day perfect.Sent on 14/10/2016
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
Emma & Scott Banks · Married on 11/04/2015
We initially chose to have our wedding at The Waterfront after looking at numerous wedding venues due to its unique characteristics. We enquired about the package that would be available to us and we were amazed by the outstanding value for money. We were fully satisfied with the service prior to the wedding day. We were taken care of by our wedding co-ordinator, Sarah, who was a newly appointed member of the team. We were extremely impressed with her organisational skills and wealth of knowledge that was gained during her years working within the wedding industry. We felt confident that our wedding was in good hands and we were looking forward to the day itself which came around extremely fast!Sent on 13/04/2015
Sarah was on hand to support us when setting up the room the day before to ensure everything ran smoothly. Our wedding day was perfect from beginning to end! We were greeted by Sarah during the ceremony who did a fantastic job guiding members of the wedding party. Following the ceremony, the drinks reception was served promptly on the outside terrace, which allowed the guests to take in the stunning surroundings. All of the courses during our wedding breakfast were served promptly. The waiters were very effective as they worked together as a team. All of the food was absolutely delicious. Through to the evening, the wonderful service continued when the buffet was served. The guests all commented on how impressed they were with the day as a whole. With all the emphasis of this review mainly based on the food and our wedding co-ordinator, I would now like to comment on the venue alone. The setting allowed our photographer to get many different shots of which we will treasure forever, taking advantage of the marina itself, the two lakes, the promenade and the national forest. I would recommend this venue to everyone! The new Mr and Mrs Banks would like to thank The Waterfront for ensuring that our day was flawless!
Exclusive use of the Crow’s Nest Suite
*Three course Wedding Breakfast including tea & coffee for 40 guests minimum (Bronze )
*Evening hog roast or Buffet for 80 guests
*The Waterfront drinks package for 40 guests minimum
*In-house DJ - 7pm– 1am
*40 chair covers with any 1 colour sash
* Fireworks display
*Silver cake stand & knife
*Vintage sweet cart & sweets
*Easel for your table plan
*A dedicated member of our events team to help you every step of the way
*Private bar, dance floor & balcony views
*Beautiful photograph opportunities around the Marina, woodland & lakes
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