Things to see and do in Gretna and Gretna Green

Famous Blacksmiths Shop

If you are coming to Gretna, then an absolute must see, is the Famous Blacksmiths Shop Visitors’ Centre, just down the road in Gretna Green. Home to runaway marriages since 1754, it is still the UK capital of weddings as well as a 5-star visitor attraction and shopping village. Explore the history of Gretna Green in the museum and exhibition, shop til you drop in our Whisky & Gifts, Gretna Green since 1754 Shop, Wee Big Shop, Foodhall and Hamper and Home store, and then dine in the Blacksmiths’ Restaurant.

Courtship Maze at Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop

Another must, when visiting Gretna Green, is the Courtship Maze, found next to the car park at the Famous Blacksmiths Shop. It’s a wonderful outdoor feature, where you can wander through the maze to the middle, to find our Anvil bridge! When you get there, why not add a LoveLock to celebrate your visit!

Gretna Gateway Shopping Mall

Directly across from Greens at Gretna hotel, you will find the popular outlet shopping village of Gretna Gateway. Full of popular UK brands, including our own Gretna Green Since 1754 shop, with a range of great, discounted prices.  Shop away the day, then head back across to Greens for a hearty dinner and a warm, comfortable night’s sleep.