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Famous Blacksmiths Shop, Gretna Green

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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3.9/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web
Explore one of Scotland's earliest visitor attractions, 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. Before you head to Gretna Green, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Gretna Green vacation builder, to make sure you see all that Gretna Green has to offer, including Famous Blacksmiths Shop.
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  • We were worried this might be tacky but had a lovely wedding here. Yes there can be a lot of people milling around outside while you have photos taken but blacksmiths and service were lovely 
  • stopped as part of a coach party, attraction was unavailable due to a wedding taking place, but fun to view from the outside. Loos were well cleaned and plentiful. Restaurant was full at first sight b...  read more »
  • We were married at the Old Blacksmiths Shop and had a wonderful experience. Heartfelt thanks to Anne who ensured everything went smoothly and made us feel at ease. Pastor Sandy was fabulous! We have w...  read more »
  • I liked the atmosphere around, however there were a lot of places sealed off due to weddings happening. A truly beautiful destination and very nice to check in.
  • Beautiful scenery, historical site, gift shopes & cafe close by.
  • Was nice to visit but bit dingy
  • It is two over commercialized lost its old worldly charm and all the food is over priced.
  • Very good place to go for a run
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