The Moat House

from £6,000 (includes accommodation, food and drink)
From the 16th century Farmhouse and iconic horse chestnut tree, to the quaint canal bridges and snowdrop and bluebell-carpeted woodland, The Moat House is the perfect backdrop to your countryside wedding.
from £6,000 to £29,000 (includes accommodation, food and drink)

All packages include:

  • Reception drinks, wedding breakfast, wine, toast drinks and evening buffet
  • Use of the Library for wedding party prep on the morning of your wedding day
  • Table linen, table mirrors, candelabras, tea lights, cake stand & cake knife
  • Complimentary use of the Wedding Suite and five additional bedrooms on the night of the wedding

Exclusive hire of the entire venue, 41 bedrooms and grounds is available upon request

For a personal quote please contact the venue and mention Coco
Need To Know
  • Ceremony Capacity : 130
  • Dinner Capacity : 130
  • Standing Capacity : 200
  • Licensed for Marriage : Yes
  • Catering : In-house
  • Bar : In-house
  • Accommodation : 41 bedrooms
  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Pets Welcome : Yes
  • Late License : 1am
  • Exclusivity : Yes
  • Disabled Facilities : Yes
Contact Details
The Moat House
Lower Penkridge Road
Acton Trussell
ST17 0RJ

The Setting

The Moat House Hotel is a picturesque wedding venue and four-star hotel located in the heart of Staffordshire. Nestled within the village of Acton Trussell, this waterside location and historic Grade II listed farmhouse makes the perfect setting for your country wedding. From the 16th century farmhouse and iconic horse chestnut tree, to the quaint canal bridges and snowdrop and bluebell-carpeted woodland, The Moat House serves as the perfect backdrop for your wedding day.

Ideally located less than a 5 minute drive from J13 of the M6 and around a 10 minute taxi ride from Stafford railway station on the West Coast Mainline, The Moat House is conveniently situated for all your friends and family to reach.

The Vibe

Whether you’re looking for rustic charm, boho chic or modern elegance, the beautiful wedding spaces suit a variety of different seasons and styles.

Colin Lewis Suite

Perfect for smaller ceremonies (under 70 guests) and more intimate weddings receptions (under 50 guests), the Colin Lewis Suite is situated within the Grade II listed farmhouse and boasts stunning oak beams and rustic charm.

Acton Suite

With views over the canal and lush Staffordshire countryside from its own private terrace, the Acton Suite is the ideal blank canvas for larger weddings, holding up 130 guests for ceremonies and wedding receptions.

The Orangery

Flooded with natural light, decadent chandeliers and oak floors, the Orangery is usually home to the award-winning restaurant, but you can choose to make it the setting for an unforgettably romantic ceremony.

Lakeside Pergola

If your heart is set on an outdoor wedding, you can make the most of the verdant grounds by saying your vows against the backdrop of the charming Lakeside Pergola. Nestled in the trees on the outskirts of the farmhouse lawn, this stunning spot is the ideal choice for your summer wedding.


Choose from 41 individually-styled and spacious rooms including doubles, twins, luxury suites and family rooms, with a contemporary or more traditional design. Most importantly, all the rooms are super comfortable – offering you a peaceful night’s sleep.


The head chef and kitchen team behind The Moat House’s 2 AA Rosette restaurant will deliver exquisite fine dining and feasting for you and your guests. Their carefully developed menus provide exceptional choice, focusing on classically cooked British cuisine that uses fantastic local produce. The talented culinary experts will gladly cater to different tastes, styles, and dietary requirements and will work with you to design a bespoke menu for your wedding day.


The service you receive at The Moat House Hotel is second to none. The friendly, experienced, professional team will ensure that your wedding dreams become a reality. From designing your menu to managing the flow of the day, their seasoned coordinators will guide you through the entire process, planning your day your way and ensuring everything runs smoothly.

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from £6,000