- An intimate wedding ceremony within Greens Hotel in our Sark Room
- Three course meal in Greens Restaurant (Set Menu 1) including tea or coffee and Scottish Tablet for 8 guests plus the bride and groom (setting depending on availability)
- 5 Bottles of wine with your meal
- Stay for Bride and Groom for 2 nights in a four poster room
Gretna Green is holding it’s largest wedding fayre ever! Maybe the largest wedding fayre in the world. On Sunday 19th March 2017 from 12 noon – 4pm Gretna Green will be welcoming prospective brides and grooms from all over the country to discover what this romantic destination can offer to make a couple’s wedding dreams come true.
Couples will register for the event at Gretna Hall Hotel, where they will be entered into a free prize draw for an exciting mystery prize, which will be announced at Greens at Gretna following a bridal fashion show presented by Carol Roberts Couture Bridal and Genevieve of Carlisle.
Wedding Fayre Extravaganza – On the Day
During the day visitors will be invited to view the historic marriage rooms at the Famous Blacksmiths Shop and the marriage rooms at Gretna Hall Historic Marriage House plus the Old Toll Bar, Greens at Gretna Hotel and Smiths at Gretna Green. Gretna Hall will host the largest number of wedding suppliers to ever attend this event, with over 35 exhibitors; from bespoke invitation designs to unique entertainment and unusual party ideas.
All venues will have banqueting rooms set up to view how stunning your wedding celebrations could look and at Smiths, visitors will be able to sample culinary treats that couples can enjoy on their wedding day.
Michelle Hall, Wedding Manager, Gretna Green, and her team have been planning the Wedding Fayre Extravaganza for months and are excited to meet everyone who comes along. “This is something special. A wedding extravaganza like no other, showcasing one little village in the south of Scotland that has the largest romantic heart in the world! As a special treat we are also offering 20% discount on selected packages so if you fancy saying ‘I do’, Gretna Green Wedding Fayre Extravaganza needs to be a date in your diary.”
Join us Sunday 19th March!
Planning on coming along? Make sure to join our Gretna Green Wedding Fayre Extravaganza Facebook group for a list of exhibitors, our suggested plan to make the most of your day here and much, much more!
Know someone who’s recently engaged or planning their wedding? Make sure to mention the Gretna Green Wedding Fayre Extravaganza to them – it’s definitely the not-to-be-missed wedding event of the year!
Sunday 19th March 2017 from noon – 4pm. Admission is FREE!
It’s that time of year again! Hard to believe but we’re busy putting those final touches on our annual wedding fayre and this year it’s going to be bigger and better than ever!
If you’re getting married in the area soon, at the early stages of planning your Big Day or even just thinking about getting married, then our Wedding Fayre Extravaganza should definitely have a tick on your ‘must attend’ list…
Combining Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop, Gretna Hall, Smiths Hotel, Greens at Gretna and the Old Toll Bar, our new wedding fayre format is very exciting – the perfect way to see all Gretna Green/Gretna has to offer. Come see all our venues and hotels on one day and get some great deals too! Plus you’ll get to spend the afternoon in one of the most romantic spots!
All our lovely wedding co-ordinators will be on hand during the day to help you with any questions you have about our surrounding wedding venues. Not only that, you can also see for yourself our full range of accommodation.
Come see our function rooms in Smiths Hotel and Greens at Gretna which will be set up as receptions sure to inspiration a theme/design for your Big Day! Check out over 20 suppliers in Gretna Hall before visiting Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop as part of our exciting treasure hunt before catching a lift down to Greens for a fashion show (taking place at 3pm)…plus much more!
Bring your friends and family – it’s sure to be a great day out!
For the very latest, make sure to keep in touch with our Facebook group!
Are you feeling the love this Valentine’s?
It’s time to wave good-bye to January and welcome February with open arms! Whilst it may be the shortest month, February certainly isn’t short on love, romance and happiness!
You may have noticed that Valentine’s Day 2017 is just around the corner – certainly a fitting time to pull out all the stops when it comes to sweeping that someone special off their feet. But it’s not just all about Valentine’s Day at Greens at Gretna or our sister site Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop….we’re celebrating love and romance the whole month! We’ve got National Marriage Week from the 7th to the 14th and then National Flirting Week (yes that’s actually a thing!) from the 12th to the 18th!
Now isn’t that a wonderful way to add a touch of romance and cheer at this time of the year!
The perfect Valentine’s gift awaits at Gretna Green…
Looking for the perfect excuse to come back to Gretna/Gretna Green? Not only do we have the perfect unique gift for your Valentine this year, we’ve pulled together a few other Valentine’s ideas full of romantic gestures are sure to be appreciated!
Show the love! Join the tradition of romance here at Gretna GreenFamous Blacksmiths Shop with one of our handfastings – go on, be spontaneous! Or come add a lovelock to our Wall of Love and stop by to touch the Famous Anvil after a blessing by one of our Blacksmiths Guides….after all, legend has it that doing so will bring you good fortune in affairs of the heart!
Share the love …
We’re sure Greens at Gretna is the perfect destination for a romantic evening away…. Remember that visit/trip back you’ve been planning for ages….now’s the perfect time!
Enjoy an overnight stay with a stunning meal for two (we’ll even make breakfast!) for only £89! Or how about that perfect romantic dinner for two? Let us do the cooking! Our talented chefs have whipped up some delightful treats sure to be loved by all who enjoy them! From tempting starters to mouth-watering puddings, our Valentine’s menus are perfect for sharing…(just sayin’)
Why not take a sneak peek at our special Valentines’ Day menu…
We do believe that we’re lucky enough to be in a very special place where love and romance fill the air year-round….why not stop by Greens at Gretna this Valentine’s and see for yourself?
It’s nearly December here at Greens at Gretna which means it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! Finishing touches are going on our party nights, here and at our sister hotels Smiths Hotel and Gretna Hall Hotel, our first-ever Gretna Green Christmas decorations are here at Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop, Santa’s on the way to our Christmas family event at the Blacksmiths Restaurant with plenty of treats for the little ones …. and our festive menus are ready!
But wait, there’s one more thing!
Our 2016 Grenta Green Advent Calendar
We had such a positive response from our first ever Advent Calendar last year that we decided to do it all over again…! We’ve teamed up with the rest of the Gretna Green family (Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop, Smiths Hotel, Gretna Hall Hotel and Old Toll Bar) this year for some very special treats hidden behind the 24 doors…
Remember to follow us on Facebook for more….each day the door will open at 9am! Don’t forget to like, share and comment on the Advent Calendar video and each day ….
Best of luck – and from us all a merry Christmas and all the best for the festive season!
Got the midweek blues? Why not join us in Greens Lounge and catch up on the gossip with your friends… an excellent idea! What makes it even better is that you’re just in time to come try the new cocktail menu which has arrived here at Greens!
Just in case you can’t wait to see the new Greens at Gretna cocktail menu in person, we’ll pop it up here for you!
We’ve taken everyone’s favourite cocktails and added our own special Greens touch…come try them and let us know which one gets your seal of approval!
PS….Don’t forget to take a selfie while you’re here finding your new favourite tipple and remember to share it with us on Instagram! Tag us in using @greensgretna or #greensatgretna!
Have you been round the back of the hotel or gone out to explore the fantastic Water Gardens? You may have noticed a little conservatory – and this spring we’ve launched a refurbishment project to bring this stunning space in line with the gorgeous renovations found throughout the rest of Greens at Gretna.
It’s still early days but we’ll quite pleased with how things are coming along – this week saw the new wallpaper go up and a refreshing touch of paint to help brighten the space and give it some TLC.
Here’s a sneak peek for now:
Some of the new furniture –
Latest changes –
We can’t wait to have this special wee function space fully refurbished and ready for summer 2016. Keep an eye on this space as we’ll be sharing more as the project get completed!
Did you know? The sun will always shine on a Monday, in the summer here in Gretna! Okay, okay it might not shine all the time… but a beautiful all-inclusive Gretna wedding package for only £500.00 will at least make you smile, no?
Our ‘Greens at Gretna’ £500 Summer Wedding Package is absolutely ideal for an intimate wedding for 10 people. Flexible on date/day but looking for the perfect package? This all-inclusive Gretna wedding package is only available on Mondays throughout summer 2016.
What’s included in this wedding package:
Just a quick heads up -the price of this package does not include your fees for either the minister or the registrar. (For information on Registrar or Minister Fees please see our Wedding Fees page.)
Looking for that extra special touch? Champagne on ice upon arrival can be organised – just speak to one of our wedding team in advance (an extra fee does apply).
Questions….or ready to book? Give us a call today on 01461 336001! Come celebrate with us here in Greens at Gretna and have your very own #MarriageMonday!
We all love feeling that extra little bit special – especially when we’re celebrating something! Which is why here at Greens at Gretna we’re excited to announce the arrival of our fabulous NEW Private Dining ! Set apart by a stunning chainmail which extends from ceiling to floor, this unique dining experience is perfect for those special, intimate occasions from birthdays to wedding celebrations to family reunions!
Where is it you ask? Our huge round table is located in a quiet, secluded corner of the restaurant and is able of accommodating anywhere from 6 to 10 guests. The full-length chainmail adds a touch of privacy and a definitive VIP edge to any special meal!
We’ll even add those all-important finishing touches to the table itself and dress it up with linen, candles and decorative sparkles and sprinkles – why not book this semi-private dining for your next ‘do? All of this starts from only £20 (we’ll be glad to book it for you on +44 (0) 1461 337621)!
Travelling to Gretna this summer? Greens at Gretna is the first and last hotel in Scotland and there’s plenty of reasons to come visit us! We got a fabulous location and couldn’t be easier to find – located at the outskirts of the village of Gretna, Greens is easily accessed from both the A75 and the M74/M6! Makes us the perfect stopping place for meeting a friend, relative or colleague….or even popping in off the road for a break and a quick bite to eat on those longer journeys north or south!
If you follow Greens at Gretna hotel on Facebook or Twitter, you may have noticed that a wee bit of refurbishment has been going on! By this October all of the rooms in Greens at Gretna will have been refurbished up to a standard to match the fabulous lobby which greets you as you walk in! We’ve only got a few left to do…
We’ve stayed over at Greens ourselves and thoroughly enjoyed our time….dinner was yummy and generous (just the right amount!) and breakfast hit the spot the next morning! We might be biased but we think Greens at Gretna could be the perfect hotel for a nights rest when heading up to the Highlands or even further west into Dumfries and Galloway (and of course the alternative routes south)!
Needing to stay in touch? Not to worry – easily done with FREE wifi located throughout the lounge and restaurant areas!
Looking for somewhere along the Solway or in Dumfries and Galloway to base your next weekend away or summer holidays? The relaxing and cosy atmosphere at Greens means you’re sure to relax and unwind….easy access to the region plus heaps of trials and sites to visit within a few miles makes Greens at Gretna the place to base your next adventure!
Quite a few changes have occurred since we started work on Greens at Gretna at the beginning of 2015…..have you been back to visit us recently? Whatever your reasons for visiting Scotland why not stop off and enjoy the relaxing surroundings of Greens!
Of course we’d love it if you check in when you visit and share those photos and selfies of your time at Greens! We’re on Facebook and Twitter…..why not follow us to keep up with the latest!?
‘Til next time!
What are you doing on Friday 17th April? Having a drink after work perhaps? Do you live locally to Gretna?
Then let us supply the drink (well the first one is on us anyway) and come down to Greens for our Grand Opening Event… From 5.00pm to 7.30pm you can pop in and see our unique transformation, hey you may even decide to stay for dinner!
Let us know if you plan to come along and leave a wee message for us on Facebook, remember to LIKE our page too!
We’ll see you here…