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Famous Blacksmiths Shop

Headless Cross, Gretna Green, Scotland
+44 1461 338441
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Wedding was amazing

We got married on 12 April 2018. We went over the morning of our wedding for a look around with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jan E
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Great shop

Nice shop , plenty of choice of gifts. Staff every friendly and helpful.. look out for special... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sharon B
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“wedding venue” (37 reviews)
“smiths hotel” (40 reviews)
“conveyor belt” (11 reviews)
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Headless Cross, Gretna Green, Scotland
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+44 1461 338441
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"wedding venue"
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"smiths hotel"
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"conveyor belt"
in 11 reviews
"steeped in history"
in 21 reviews
"piper playing"
in 13 reviews
"food hall"
in 16 reviews
"marriage room"
in 13 reviews
"vow renewal"
in 12 reviews
"lovely place"
in 23 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 37 reviews
"on site"
in 11 reviews
"ceremony"
in 108 reviews
"tourists"
in 78 reviews
"anvil"
in 115 reviews
"vows"
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"scotland"
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"anniversary"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We got married on 12 April 2018. We went over the morning of our wedding for a look around with our guests. We had a lovely mooch which was topped off with my new husband and his Mum being asked to be witnesses at a...More

Thank Jan E
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice shop , plenty of choice of gifts. Staff every friendly and helpful.. look out for special offers on some items.

Thank Sharon B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before going to a wedding my wife and myself had a walk around the gift shop and found it quite easy going no pushing from the staff just a nice wonder around then as you do you end up buying something enjoyable that catches the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our trip to Gretna Green. The centre was very enjoyable, not too busy and managed to see a couple of people getting married!

1  Thank trayhay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped at Gretna on our return from Arrochar with National Holidays and as usual it was rammed. There were no seats available in the restaurant and all the shops were absolutely heaving. Pretty pricey for the usual tourist souvenirs but there is a massive selection...More

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on the way to our hotel in Scotland. The museum and wedding venue is well worth a visit. We would not normally choose this attraction but it was on our way and we were glad to have seen it.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended partners brothers wedding yesterday. It was absolutely lovely, there appeared to be 3 different marriage rooms but we had the nicest in the old forge part with the anvil. Steeped in history, we were sectioned off in private for the ceremony. Whilst the official...More

Thank _gillmarkham
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been moved and expanded since previous visits .... you can still visit the original site in the hotel down the road ..... Now lots of places to get married and an interesting exhibition about the history. Always interesting ... Cafe was OK .... set up...More

Thank Almostgreynomad
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Booked the ceremony as a surprise for my husband. We were welcomed and the ceremony was conducted in private over the anvil. It was lovely and we loved the whole experience

1  Thank Sue R
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Lovey place full of interest we had a hand fasting ceremony over the anvil bit like renewing your vows and was told how it all started back in the days then a look in the museum at some beautiful old carriages then into the shop...More

1  Thank Allan R
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nicandchar
11 April 2017|
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Response from david c | Reviewed this property |
Yes I did this and saved £,s
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Basil B
4 September 2016|
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Response from Louiseangela M | Reviewed this property |
9am to 6pm June to September 9am to 5pm rest of year but I would always check their website. If there is a wedding, the room where it is being held is closed to the public.
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asreyn4
30 June 2016|
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Response from William M | Reviewed this property |
I reckon they will do it ok although im not a 100% sure ,there may be price for doing it , but im sure they will help ,it would do no harm in getting in touch with them and see what they say , good luck and have fun you may... More
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