Idyllic Civil Ceremony Venue

Civil ceremonies offer an alternative to the traditional church wedding.

Holding no religious affiliation, a civil ceremony allows traditional or same-sex couples to enter partnership in unique locations, to their own bespoke schedule. In order to be able to hold a civil ceremony, a chosen venue must be licensed and there must be a registrar present to oversee the proceedings.

Civil Ceremony Approved Premises in Staffordshire

For many, a registry office, historic house or rustic outdoor setting just doesn’t appeal.

The Boat House at Aston Marina is set in the heart of rural Staffordshire and offers a unique venue, purpose-built to make your dream day a reality. Its tasteful, minimalist surroundings offer a great alternative for those not looking for a country house wedding, and exclusive use means you can spend your entire day from ceremony through to reception and evening celebrations in one, fantastic setting.

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Stunning Waterside Civil Ceremony Location

The Boat House at Aston Marina offers a stunning, waterside location unique to its surrounding in landlocked Staffordshire.

Its beautiful landscaped grounds set on the banks of the Trent & Mersey Canal provides the perfect setting for any civil ceremony, with options for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies, all enjoying the fantastic views of the marina and its neighbouring waterways.

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Making Your Celebration Special

What truly sets a civil ceremony apart is the chance to make your celebration truly special.

You can tailor your vows, making the experience something truly special, or create a personalised theme for the entire day. Anything from an Ibiza dance party wedding to a Caribbean-themed evening celebration (or even a Harry Potter wedding!), we can help you bring it to life.


Make an Enquiry

Once you have chosen your preferred wedding date we can provisionally hold the date for up to two weeks. You can do this by emailing or call us directly on 01785 819702.

The Aston Marina team will be with you all the way from the date of your booking to your big day to make sure everything will be perfect.

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