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The Ashes is an exclusive-use venue set on the edge of the beautiful Peak District


  • Venue Type: Barn
  • Seated Dining Capacity: 150
  • Reception Capacity: 150
  • # Bedrooms: 0
  • Sleeps # of People: 0
  • Usual Access Time: 10:30 AM
  • Usual Finish Time: 12:15 AM
  • Late Night Extension Available: No
  • Bridal Suite: Changing Only


  • Exclusive Use
  • In-house Wedding Coordinator
  • Outdoor Reception Space
  • Disabled Access
  • On-site Parking
  • bridal Changing Facilities
  • Marquee Permitted
  • Open Flame Permitted
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Water View
  • City view
  • Grade I/II Listed Building
  • Ballroom
  • Spa On-site

Ceremony and Reception

  • Licensed for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies
  • Outdoor Ceremony Licence
  • Church Within Walking Distance
  • Sound System Available
  • Dancefloor Available
  • Fireworks Permitted
  • Confetti Permitted

Food and Drink

  • In-house Catering
  • External Catering Permitted
  • Kosher Catering
  • Halal Catering
  • Asian Catering
  • Alcohol License
  • In-house Wine List
  • Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
  • No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol

Cultural Experience

  • Asian Weddings
  • Jewish Weddings
  • Muslim Weddings


Detailed Description

Our Exclusive Use Promise means that on the day of your wedding the only people onsite at The Ashes are here at your request.
You are able to provide all of your own drinks to cover the drinks reception, wedding breakfast and toast for no corkage charge or service fee!
Your Events Manager and all the catering staff are solely focused on ensuring your day is amazing.
Our venue hire price is fixed at the point of booking. You pay today’s price even if your booking is for a date two years (or more) in the future.
Use of The Old Dairy for all of your bridal preparations from 10.30am.
The beautiful West Barn for your wedding ceremony for up to 150 guests.
The East Barn – For Your Wedding Breakfast and Evening Reception.
Formal front lawn with fabulous views across the beautiful Staffordshire countryside with our Grade II listed country house as its backdrop, available during the drinks reception for photographs.
And much much more!! Please book an appointment for a viewing for a full tour, we can't wait to show you around.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Ben and Sarah Reeves

The Ashes is our family home with two listed barns which we have caringly converted to provide an unrivalled award winning venue for weddings, civil ceremonies and partnerships. We are very proud to say The Ashes won the NATIONAL title of 'BEST WEDDING VENUE 2014'. We'd love to arrange a viewing for you to show you around this fantastic venue and discuss your requirements in detail, so please don't hesitate to get in touch.


  • Public Liability Insurance: Yes

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    Industry Awards

    Best Wedding Venue 2014 at The National Wedding Industry Awards

    Getting here

    • Address:
    • Leek Road, Endon, Stoke-on-Trent, ST99AX, England
    • Nearest Town:
    • Leek
    • Nearest Train Station:
    • Stoke-on-Trent
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction:
    • M6, Junction 15 or 16
    • Nearest Airport:
    • Birmingham or Manchester