The image top is of the Old Blacksmiths in
Gretna Green where most of the Weddings take
place, around 1,500 per year.
The image second top is of the Sculpture
Garden at the Old Blacksmiths, a popular place
for tourists taking photos.
This is now one of the top attractions in
Scotland, attracting tourist from around the
The Old Blacksmiths Museum shows living
conditions and dresses from when Weddings began
here in 1754.
There are three Marriage Rooms with the
Original room seen right. Ceremonies take about
20 minutes. If you are visiting the Museum when
a ceremony is taking place, you know when the
couple are wed when you hear the Hammer hitting
You can only view this room between
The two other Marriage Rooms are next door,
The Sadlery and Rennison Room.
The Museum also has a number of Vintage
Carriages on display, a large Souvenir Shop,
Restaurant and Shops.
Gretna Hall Hotel in Gretna Green has
a Coachouse also popular for Weddings, as seen
right. The Hall also has Scenic Gardens for
Wedding photos. The Hall was built in 1710,
later converted to a Coaching Inn, and began
Weddings in 1885.
Gretna Old Parish
Church is situated in Gretna Green centre,
also popular for wedding ceremonies. The
earliest parts of the Church date to the 1600s,
although much of what can be seen today dates
to the early 1900s.
Railway Station is situated behind the
Church with a large car park. The Station
allows travel between Gretna Green and
Dumfries, Carlisle and Glasgow.
Gretna Town is situated on the west side of
the M6 / A74 Motorway with its top attraction
being the Gretna Gateway