The Moat House, Staffordshire

Up to 130
41 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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This stunning and historical fourteenth century moat house, now a charming hotel, is a picturesque wedding venue.
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Late night availability

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted
Wedding Licence


Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Water View
Marquee Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence
Full Description
The Moat House is a picturesque wedding venue in the heart of the English countryside. From our 16th century Farmhouse and iconic horse chestnut tree, quaint canal bridges to our snowdrop and bluebell carpeted woodland. The Moat House has never been short of beautiful backdrops for your most treasured photographs. Beyond the landscaped gardens, our lakes and the canal, there are fields and country lanes on our doorstep for you to explore. When you choose The Moat House, you’ll have the freedom to plan your day the way you want it. Your experienced wedding concierge is there to advise and make sure you’re not overwhelmed by choice, while tailoring your wedding to you as a couple. If you would like The Moat House to be exclusively yours on your wedding day, all you have to do is ask. This includes use of all 40 bedrooms as well as the Wedding Suite, providing overnight accommodation for you and up to 92 guests. The venue will be all yours from 11am on the day of your wedding until 11am the following day.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Mr and Mrs Wood
Happy couple married in July
January 2022
Unforgettable Experience
Beautiful venue with the most helpful and attentive staf who supported is every step of the way and made sure our wedding day ran without a glitch. Venue is beautiful, and the surrounding village area makes for lovely photos. The venue's food and hotel rooms are brilliant. We got lots of positive feedback regarding the venue and we will definitely be returning for a visit.
Mr and Mrs Forrester
Happy couple married in October
October 2018
You are all fab
Thank you so much for all your amazing help and support you are all fab! Our wedding would not have been half as good without you all. We are so truly thankful for everything and hold the Moat House in a special place in our hearts. We look forward to coming back at every opportunity.
Jill & Tony
Happy couple married in October
October 2018
You made our wedding a really special day
A big thank you Rachael to yourself, The Moat House staff and of course Tom our 'master of ceremonies' you made our wedding a really special day for us everything was just perfect. Our guests were full of praise for your venue and the dinner and buffet were excellent. A special thank you again Rachael for all your help from the 'Fizz' in the morning to helping me with my train!
James Longdon and Taz Longdon
Happy couple married in October
November 2018
The Moat house provided us with the most wonderful wedding package! They exceeded our expectations and did above and beyond. We all had the most amazing day and have made beautiful memories! Thank you Nikki Bailey! You're a very special lady! Much love xxx
Helen & Ian
Happy couple married in October
October 2018
You made our day amazing
Thank you for all your help in organizing our special day. The food was lovely and we have had many compliments about the food and service. You and your team made our day not just special but amazing. Once again, thank you
Sarah and Dan
Happy couple married in September
September 2018
We really appreciate it
We just wanted to say a massive thank you for all your help and hard work with our wedding. Our whole experience with you was fantastic! The Moat House was brilliant. All our guests praised the food and lovely settings. Thank you for spending the day with us and making sure it was all perfect (it really was). We really appreciate it.
Location & Contact Details


Lower Penkridge Road, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 0RJ, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M6 J13

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