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Free Room Hire 2016 Celebrations - Party Time Gretna Green Blacksmiths Functions Offering Free Room Hire with all 2016 event bookings
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So much history here at Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop, look at the shop, it hasn't changed much at all! #history #flashbackfriday #runaways #GretnaGreen #romance
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ICYMI - #GoodMorningAmerica came to +Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop last week for #100WeddingsGMA!

We were the location of choice for the UK!
Last Thursday and Friday America woke up to the celebrations of weddings across the globe, including couples who married in the Famous Blacksmiths Shop at Gretna Green. ABC News' Good Morning America breakfast show featured a 24hr wedding marathon, when they aired 100 wedding ceremonies, live, ...
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Here at Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop we have welcome a wedding extravaganza! Couples are saying 'I Do' all over the world in the "Good Morning America" "Wide World of Weddings" epic 24-hour, live-stream event, tying the knot in romantic ceremonies across the globe....

Karin Rose and Stephen Berry met in Spain 12 years ago and chose to become part of a living history by marrying over the Famous Anvil in a Gretna Green wedding. Following the ceremony, Karin and Stephen then received a special blessing based on tradition conducted by one of our very own Blacksmiths Guides.

How romantic! Congratuluations to the newlyweds!
ABC 100 Weddings Good Morning America shares Gretna Green romantic wedding tradition.
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Getting in on the #TartanTuesday action here at +Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop

Can you spot Jamie’s #Outlander #Tartan in the mix too? 

Hoping our photo and donation will help #Bloodwise on their way to raising more awareness for this amazing cause.

Much love, from all at Gretna Green…
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Tartan chic! Don't miss out on #TartanDay - join +Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop in exploring how this beloved pattern has become this year's must-have item!

http://www.gretnagreen.com/did-you-hear-tartan-is-the-new-black-a958
Trendy Tartan - Outlander inspired chic trendy tartans
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We recently welcomed one of our competition winners to Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop and Smiths Hotel for a very special wedding day...
Check out our blog for more - and many congratulations to the new Mr & Mrs Templeton!
http://www.smithsgretnagreen.com/blog/winnersblacksmithswedding/
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YAY! We're excited about these....look what's coming to Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop!

We're adding a silver ‪#‎lovelock‬ to the colours available - perfect gift idea for those very special 25th wedding anniversaries ..... (hint hint)! We should hopefully have these this week!

Remember - you can get your very own ‪#‎GretnaGreen‬ lock here
www.lovelocksuk.com/gretna/gretna-green-love-lock/ref/www.gretnagreen.com/
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Congratulations to the happy couple who married over the #FamousAnvil today as part of #100WeddingsGMA!

Exciting to be able to share +Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop  with the Wide World of Weddings and the #WeddingsExtravaganza!

https://www.facebook.com/GoodMorningAmerica/videos/10153582179257061/
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Elopements and Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop - two things that have gone together for years....

We've put a few of our favourite suggestions on what to remember when planning a modern-day elopement in our latest blog!

http://www.gretnagreen.com/eloping-top-tips-from-gretna-green-a959
Eloping to Gretna Green - top tips for romantic elopements to Scotland. Tips to make your modern elopements as special as a wedding from Gretna Green
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I didn't really mean to do a Gretna Green photography project. Somehow it happened despite me trying to talk myself out of doing it. It should have been something wildly different and non-weddingy, but I just couldn't resist.Here's how it all began...Last September, I went back into…
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Headless Cross, Gretna Green, 5EA, United Kingdom Gretna Green, Dumfries and Galloway DG16 5EA UK
Gretna Green, Headless Cross, Gretna Green, 5EA, United KingdomGBGretna GreenDG16 5EA
+44 1461 338441gretnagreen.com
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Famous for runaway weddings since 1754 Gretna Green is a wonderful place to get married in and visit. The Famous Blacksmiths Shop is steeped in history and has been standing since 1712 making it the earliest venue in the area for weddings. The visitors attraction is visited by over 750,000 per year and has a range of lovely shops on site which stock the best of Scottish menswear, ladieswear, Scottish gifts as well as a Foodhall selling local produce.
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Wedding venue with a symbolic anvil and a history exhibition plus coach museum, restaurant and bar.- Google
"Ordered a Harris Tweed handbag from online store which stated was in stock."
"Not the service expected of a well known business."
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austin charles
a month ago
Was nice to visit but bit dingy
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Mix n Match
2 years ago
My beautiful wife and I got married here on the 7th August 2013. I can honestly say from the bottom of my heart, the day was truly magical. Every member of staff from the blacksmiths shop and the smiths hotel were as friendly as could be, and went above and beyond to make our day special. The in house salon was wonderful, the hair and makeup they did for my wife was truly amazing. The ceremony itself was absolutely out of this world and full of tradition and history, and we were made to feel part of that history. The whole story behind the old smith and his anvil was inspiring, and we will definitely be going back for our anniversary. If anyone is considering to elope to Gretna Green then you will not be disappointed with the Old Blacksmiths Shop and the hotel. p.s. If staying at the Smiths Hotel, then I suggest to upgrade to a Bensmoor suite which is directly opposite the shop, where you can hear the bagpipes from other weddings.
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Jochen Büchsenschütz
2 years ago
Simple an funny. not very important. Famous just because it's location so close to England. Only for fans.
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Michael Qm
a year ago
Not much to see
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Midas Gordon-Farleigh
a year ago
The museum on the history of marriage, marriage laws and Gretna's role is interesting and it's novel and romantic to renew your vows here, especially with the history of the building. The gentleman that took us through the little ceremony was entertaining, lively and really informative.
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Neil Cheyne
a year ago
Ordered a Harris Tweed handbag from online store which stated was in stock. One week after making payment and waiting on delivery received a short worded email to say it wasn't in stock and refund being sent. Very poor customer service, no option of alternative and over a week later, still waiting on refund. Not the service expected of a well known business.
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Arthur Hartley
3 years ago
Not much entertament .
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Michael Baxter
3 years ago
Rip off!