Why Wait?

Planning a wedding on a short timescale doesn’t need to be a daunting task. Whilst some couples like to take a year or two to plan all aspects of their day, if you don’t want to wait. Here are our top tips to consider when planning a late availability wedding.


Check out our online calendar for an idea of our date availability. This is not a live system but is updated regularly. If a date you have your eye on is showing as provisional give us a call and we can confirm the status.


Ideally when booking a late availability wedding, it is a great idea to keep as much in house as possible. This elevates the need to out sources suppliers, caterers, accommodation and venue dressers. Here at The Moat House all food and drink is provided for by us, we have 41 bedrooms on site and are partnered with 3 venue dressers who will supply chair covers and sashes as no additional cost. Further to this all cutlery, crockery, glass wear, table linen is provided for by us.


We are lucky enough to have the beautiful St James’ church just a few minutes’ walk away, if you are looking for a civil ceremony we can accommodate up to 130 guests in our Acton Suite. Contact the registrar on 0300 123 6705 to check the date and time availability.y



Just because you’re booking a wedding with a shorter lead time, doesn’t mean it needs to be any less fabulous. Keep your eyes open for our late availability packages including Bluebell which is available on all remaining 2018 dates and our soon to be launched Snowdrop package which will be available January – March 2019.


We are lucky enough to have some incredible suppliers in the Staffordshire area, and worked with many of them for a number of years. Check out our supplier directory for more information and for some exclusive special offers available for late availability wedding in 2018.

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