Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop, Gretna Green

Explore one of Scotland's earliest visitor attractions, Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop. Hailed as "The Gateway to Scotland" and now a thriving visitor center, the shop offers a range of unusual displays, quirky fixtures, and top brands. Also keep an eye out for the Gretna Green Collection. Browse the unusual products from independent designers and manufacturers from all over the UK and overseas. You might catch a glimpse of a newly married couple at the famous black and white building, a historic marriage house popular with eloping couples since 1754. Don’t miss the Courtship Maze, sculpture garden, and the anvil. A children's play area and parking lot are available. Plan your Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop visit and explore what else you can see and do in Gretna Green using our Gretna Green trip planning website .
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  • This site has a number of tourist-related shops. It is based around the Old Blacksmith's where illicit marriages used to take place and has moved into a tourist destination with gift shops, toilets, a...  more »
  • We visited as part of our return home from Scotland and were pleasantly surprised. There are a number of souvenir shops which have a range of products (some pricey) but the restaurant was very nice an...  more »
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  • An ideal place to stop for a break before entering Scotland by car. Plenty of eating places with good toilets. Shops on site if buying presents are required . Wedding facilities and packages available as a speciality. Good parking with wheel chair access.
  • This has become a real tourist attraction. There is little left from the simplicity it used to have and it keeps getting bigger. There are a lot of different shops on site and a large car park. The shops sell amongst other things: clothing, food, jewellery and specific wedding items. It does look lovely and is well kept. You can still get married there!
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