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Explore Foxtail Barns

New Wedding Venue

Find out how this purpose-built wedding venue could be the perfect setting for your barn wedding with a difference! Foxtail Barns is a unique wedding venue designed with your wedding day needs in  mind.


First Impressions


The excitement builds from the moment you and your guests turn onto the immaculate private driveway leading to Foxtail Barns; you’ll make your way through secluded woodland, catching glimpses of the quirky wedding night accommodation as you approach the venue’s private car park.

From there you’ll make your way towards the spectacular sight of this imposing new barn wedding venue set in one of Staffordshire’s most highly regarded areas of natural beauty.

Foxtail Barns enjoys an exclusive area of the 70-acre estate now home to The Tawny Hotel.


Arrival at Foxtail Barns


Step inside and soak up the atmosphere of this sensational new barn wedding venue.

The main entrance opens onto a relaxing, elegant and welcoming space where guests can mingle and enjoy a quick catch up before the ceremony. On your wedding day, the venue’s private bar opens at 12 noon, allowing pre-ceremony drinks to be purchased.

With comfortable seating available inside, your guests can enjoy a drink and relax; guests are invited to wander out into the stunning walled garden. This quintessentially English country garden is a bumble bee’s paradise, alive with vibrant blooms and wildflowers in the summer, and lush ferns and foliage in the winter.




Your Private Dressing Room


As guests arrive and enjoy a drink, you’ll be giddy with excitement, relishing the final moments of your wedding day prep. Exclusively yours from 10.30am on your wedding day you’ll love the opportunity to apply those finishing touches in style, at the venue.

The Dressing Room is incredible; it is spacious, elegantly furnished with plenty of natural light flooding in through the large windows which overlook your private terrace.

You’ve also got access to a private changing room off the main dressing room where you can step away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy a moment of calm while stepping into your epic outfit.


Your Ceremony


Guest are invited to take their seats around 10 minutes prior to your chosen ceremony time, in the sensational, sunlit Orangery.

The Orangery is a relaxed, botanically inspired ceremony space for up to 150 guests, featuring a heady mix of rustic charm, natural timber and modern innovation.

The stunning oak beams support a contemporary glass roof which runs overhead along the length of The Orangery and a wall of glass along one side, opening up the space and the bringing the outside, in.

Air-conditioning ensures the perfect temperature all year round, while the statement glasswork combined with the rustic oak beams, make this a truly enchanting place to make your promises to each other.




Fizz & Fun at Your Drinks Reception


Bear hugs, high fives, tears of happiness and lots of kisses; welcome to your drinks reception!

Everyone wants to congratulate you and celebrate your marriage, it’s time to relax, mingle and enjoy a celebratory drink with your friends, family and loved ones.

Following your ceremony, you’ll lead guests into the stunning Walled Gardens where our fabulous catering staff will be waiting to sashay amongst you, offering out your no corkage drinks.

The exclusive use Walled Gardens offer up a treasure trove of photo opportunities. Intriguingly designed and lovingly restored, the original 18th Century red brick walls enclose this joyful space, filled with botanical bounty, fragrant herbs and wildflowers.


Extended Grounds


Foxtail Barns Wedding Venue enjoys an exclusive area of the 70-acre estate now home to The Tawny Hotel. Your photographer may wish to take advantage of some of the spectacular backdrops dotted about this incredible area of natural beauty.

As the newly married couple, you are welcome to explore and use these enchanting gardens for your more intimate couple shots.

There are 5 lakes within the 70 acre estate, mature woodlands, follies and more...your photographer will be spoilt for choice.


The Tawny


Your Wedding Feast


Your Wedding Breakfast is a joyful, celebratory meal shared with your loved ones. Held inside the incredible double-height, vaulted-ceiling party barn, it’s one of the most important and enjoyable elements of your wedding day.

At Foxtail Barns you have the flexibility to design your perfect, bespoke, wedding breakfast menu; there are limitless options, you’ll find uber-relaxed sharing platters, delicate fine-dining dishes and everything in between. The choice is yours.

The contemporary, industrial design of this sensational party barn lifts your spirits and your sightline in equal measure; you can’t help looking up as you enter, to take in the magnificent glazed panelling in the double height roof.


Wedding Food

Your Evening Reception


Party Time in the Party Barn! If you want a packed dance floor and a party atmosphere during your evening wedding reception, you’ll need to lead by example! We’re sure that won’t be too hard, the spacious dance floor, awesome acoustics and festival lighting, will get everyone in the mood for an epic evening of wedding celebrations.

Whether you fancy a DJ or a live Band you’ll find some fantastic recommendations on our Handpicked Supplier List.

Dependent on your daytime guest numbers this may be when your extra evening guests arrive at your barn wedding celebrations. All your wedding guests can look forward to competitive prices and great service at The Bar which will remain open until last orders at 11.45pm.


Evening Food Recommended Bands

Your Luxury Wedding Lodge


It’s hard to think about your perfect barn wedding day coming to an end but the magic doesn’t stop at midnight, the next part of your amazing journey together begins!

You’ll spend your first night as a married couple in the ultra-cool Wedding Lodge onsite at Foxtail Barns. Take a short stroll, hand in hand, along a romantic woodland path to reach your sensational Wedding Lodge, which is included in your venue hire price.

Step inside to discover its calm natural interior, be soothed by its warm cosy lighting and comfortable furnishings. You’ll find a super king-size bed inside your luxury wedding night accommodation.




Guest Accommodation & Breakfast


At your invitation only, your selected wedding guests are welcome to book a Woodland Lodge online to stay at Foxtail Barns on the night of your wedding.

There are 20 amazing Woodland Lodges for your guests to book; these quirky, nature-inspired lodges are fabulously fun and alternative, offering guests something completely unique. They add an element of fun and adventure for your wedding guests and help your wedding stand out as a truly amazing experience.


Book a Lodge Online