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Gretna Green Blacksmith Shop

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Address: Gretna, LA DG16 5EA

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We got married here 20 years ago, and returned for old times sake. Our impression now is of a much more commercialised place, clean and a little clinical if I am honest.. Still... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2016
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This is a wonderful venue for those interested in a wedding-over-the-anvil or those who wish to see a novel piece of Scottish lore. My wife and I really enjoyed being there. There is so much to see and the atmosphere is lovely - with a great piper, who is very, very good. The downside is that everything is so expensive,... More 

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GOOLE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

This site in general is very accessible to everyone, whether on foot or in a wheelchair,& I have visited in both, last year and this. Everywhere is very clean and the gardens are lovely the staff are very helpful. My friend and I had lunch in the Restaurant last week when we were there and it was superb.

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Thank Carol L
Norwich, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

We got married here 20 years ago, and returned for old times sake. Our impression now is of a much more commercialised place, clean and a little clinical if I am honest.. Still nice to visit, but lacks the personal touch of 20 years ago

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

This was a trip down memory lane for my wife and I. We got married here over 15yrs ago. We hadn't been back since getting married. This time we visited with our son. The place was very different. It has now (understandably) become much for commercial. Maybe it is me getting old but it seems to have lost some of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Very amusing times had at Gretna Green. Our group photo for Contiki was taken place here. As a site to visit - it's quaint but pleasant with affordable bites to eat. Do go through the maze if you want a laugh or two. Just lovely.

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Knottingley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Enjoyed our visit here.Plenty of individual shops,selling lovely gifts and souvenirs.There is plenty of nice places to eat and drink.Well worth a visit .

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Travelled up for the day from Carlisle its only 9miles away,stopped at the outlet shops first a very worthwhile visit.then to the shop to pick up a few things and lunch.

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Thank jsfisheagle
Wales, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Very busy place always loads of tourists not a lot here but it's a very famouse place so it attracts visitors from around the world......its a must place to visit if your in the area....filled with coffee shops and loads of souvenirs....famous brands like hunter and barbour clothing found here.....

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Thank David J
Boiling Springs, South Carolina
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45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Quaint area with interesting shops. Our bus tour stopped here and it was a fun stop but I wouldn't make a special trip here.

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Thank 63barb
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46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Sounded Gordon the way in, a romantic point where couple would run to and marry However when you get there it's just the blacksmith (very average marriage spot) and a lot of shops Good to pick up some souvenirs but needed no more than 25 minutes

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