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Gretna Green Blacksmith Shop

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Address: Gretna, LA DG16 5EA

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Took a coach holiday from Cornwall, stopped off at Gretna Green on the way up, must say, I was really disappointed at the commercialism of the place, they have done the same to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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English first
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Took a coach holiday from Cornwall, stopped off at Gretna Green on the way up, must say, I was really disappointed at the commercialism of the place, they have done the same to this as they did to Lands End in Cornwall, in short, ruined it.

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elkster
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My wife and i recently visited the famous Blacksmiths shop. Overall the complex is diverse with a restaurant, food shop, nic nak shop and the museum and wedding venue. The staff were friendly and we had a very plesant trip. It of course is touristy and pricey as a result but not too bad.

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Fischen im Allgau, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Had a good look around, witnessed a weddinigparty being piped into the original Blacksmith's Shop. Lovely staff who followed us to inform us that we could quickly go into the original shop before the wedding Party came in and even took a Picture of us!

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Interesting to see what all of the history of the place was. Well worth a visit just to put all of your misconceptions right.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is worth a visit. It has lots to see & do. The museum has the history of the weddings through out the years. You also get to see & photgraph the famous anvil. There is a maze & lots of art works around to have a look at. The shops are well supplied with all sorts of goodies. Definitely... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Museum staff made access with a wheelchair possible and then only charged for a disabled and carer. The site is small but lots to read and see. A wedding was taking place which made it seem more poignant.

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Appin, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I have to admit that I was a bit hesitant to go in after seeing all the tour buses parked up in the Gretna Green complex. And it is a complex with numerous large gift shops, a large cafe, a centre courtyard (complete with piper) and the actual wedding museum itself. Despite all the people ,the place seemed to swallow... More 

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Port Royal, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Only found out that is was a very popular wedding sight from the book, "The Magpie", which had just finished reading. Our destination was for the McClung Family research. There was supposed to be a site, where we could do research, find our tartans, etc. Was a total waste of our time, the little Mill in the Gatehouse on the... More 

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Shropshire, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Vastly overpriced goods aimed at the unknowing and unsuspecting foreign tourist. May appeal to those with no idea of or concern for the currency exchange rates. A total rip-off. Profiteering at it's most cynical, and a very very poor advertisement for Scotland.

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Taunton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

All the shops sell good quality merchandise, our first visit to Scotland from Somerset we have expensive coffee(£2.60) a cup of machined coffee which was coloured water, thanks what a let down. TRY YOUR OWN COFFEE it's expensive water.

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Address: Gretna, LA DG16 5EA
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Gretna

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