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Famous Blacksmiths Shop

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We've never been before so it was great to have the opportunity to visit. We enjoyed the museum where we saw the original anvil and the marriage rooms along with the brilliant carriage collection. Well worth a visit anyhow.

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got married here. Wot a great place to get married if u fancy something different. I thought it was fab. U can simply book a wedding in and out. Or arrange a big affair and have it all done there. U can stay in...More

Thank holidayhappyfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always enjoy taking a break here on a long journey from the Midlands to Scotland. You can get a nice meal and stretch your legs looking in the various shops. There is also the Blacksmiths shop museum if you haven't seen it before and...More

Thank 70ish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got married here and we had a lovely day people were so nice should of done it years ago as we have been together 22years 😁

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Scotland, nice to say you’ve been, it is mostly a shopping area. There is a small museum and you can get the hand knotting together ceremony done, without booking (£40) I think. Worth a. Stop but not a...More

Thank Sozlovesholisays
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing much here except its legendary wedding venue and lots of shops to sell tourists a lot of stuff. The small blacksmith museum is simply artifacts in display cases, something one can find on the internet or in many local museums.

Thank travelbob1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So.....we visited the famous Blacksmiths shop at Gretna Green! Lovely place to visit.....with gift shops, food shops, very nice eatery and bar! We stayed a good couple of hours.......long enough to sample the food and buy some Scottish delicacies to take home with us. Most...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here breaking up the journey between Northern England and Edinburgh and it is certainly a good geographical place to stop, not least because it is next to two motorway junctions. We had a picnic outside, grabbed a coffee and enjoyed the maze and...More

Thank gull44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got to be worth a visit if you are staying in Gretna. The history of the marriage act which resulted in people running across the border to get married is well documented - and there are some great examples of some of the people who...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Modernised but not tacky. Certainly a little different from thirty years ago but the upgrading has been tastefully completed.

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Lesley J
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Response from Mark W | Reviewed this property |
Yes you have to book. You can go onto there website for the info. How to book a Gretna Green Anvil Handfasting? If you would like to book a handfasting at Gretna Green, you can do so by giving us a call on 01461... More
25 May 2018|
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Response from Katy M | Reviewed this property |
Hi I recall paying into the museum. Think it was only a couple if pound each. Free parking
11 April 2017|
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Response from david c | Reviewed this property |
Yes I did this and saved £,s