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Famous Blacksmiths Shop

Opens in 30 min: 09:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
Gretna Green Story Museum
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Gretna Green Story Museum
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A little piece of history which has moved with the times. Similar to much of what a coach tourist will see. I'm not sure if someone was being tongue in cheek when describing the place as "Where love and shopping meet." Also there is the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in on the way up to our holiday in Scotland with a pre booked coach trip.Its a lovely pretty little place to take photographs and some nice shops.Busy with coaches and lots of Japanese tourists when we were there,selfie sticks everywhere ! I was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bettybetty54
Reviewed 1 week ago

''Run away to Gretna Green and marry over the legendary blacksmith's anvil and your true love will be yours forever! they say...'' I have passed this place so many times with another coach holiday company, but never visited until recently with DU coach break to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely shopping opportunity and great restaurant where we took lunch. Plenty of choice for tourists, though overly priced. Plenty of cute photo opportunities. We visited on Saturday lunchtime which was quiet. As we left there was a sudden influx of tourists which made it very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SurreyCinderella
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a break here on a National Holidays trip - everything was overpriced and the whole place is obviously geared around relieving tourists of cash. Won't get off the coach if we pass here again!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Gretna green how could we miss out the famous blacksmiths & anvil. loved our visit found it interesting how it first started and about the runaway couples. The shops full of everything Scottish a lot of it on our own door step but very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank scotlass12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in on our return coach trip from Scotland.Many coaches there but several places to have a drink or a snack Good place to buy those last minute souvenirs or gifts.You can visit the old blacksmiths shop or museum if you have time.Play area to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Goron58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to have k walk around the shop but vastly over priced for the tourists nice to see the newly weds when they come out the chapel

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank paulaU3222ZH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely helpful staff and a great setting with a piper playing outside. Also good amenties all around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gaz W
Reviewed 9 November 2018

lovely decorated building shops offer a range of clothing to souvenirs to wedding gifts or biscuit's and lots of whiskey you will find that gift you are looking for a must visit

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lesley J
9 August 2018|
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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 O4017WAdavidc | Reviewed this property |
Yes I did this and saved £,s