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The History and more about Greens at Gretna Hotel

Who are Greens?

Greens at Gretna hotel is one of Gretna’s most iconic hotels. Situated just over the border into Scotland, it truly is the ‘First Hotel in Scotland’.

Visit Scotland accredited at 3 Stars, Greens Hotel is one of 3 hotels owned by Gretna Green Ltd; also owners of the 5-star award-winning visitor attraction, Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop. Greens is the second addition to our hotel portfolio, which also includes the area’s only 4-star hotel, Smiths at Gretna Green and our newest property – Gretna Hall Historic Marriage House and Hotel. Gretna Green, are also the proud owners of The Old Toll Bar, First House in Scotland; historic marriage room and now also a lovely, welcoming cafe – just across the road from us here at Greens.

Greens is fast becoming one of Gretna’s most popular hotels, following its £1 million refurbishment which took place in 2015.

The hotel is modern and stylish, providing a high-end 3-star quality experience. Greens has 38 spacious double and family rooms and the main area, as you enter the hotel, is the hub with stylish spaces designed for you to relax, dine and party!

As an independent hotelier, we take a personal pride in delivering a warm welcome and ensuring that you feel comfortable and relaxed. At Greens, our food is prepared from local fresh produce. Our chefs have designed a menu that offers relaxed dining in the lounge space or restaurant. There is an American twist to our food but with some hints to our Scottish traditions too.

Gretna Wedding Venue

In addition to the large, welcoming reception area there are spacious rooms for wedding functions. We have welcomed many wedding parties here, all of whom love Greens unique sense of style and space. The outdoor features also offer a real treat with the picturesque Water Gardens, a unique setting for your special day or a beautiful place for a romantic stroll. The hotel overlooks the stunning Solway Coast and there are outstanding views across to the Lake District mountains that lie beyond.

Greens at Gretna is ready to welcome you…