Taste of Scotland

Gretna Green may conjure up romantic notions of love and marriage but here at the Famous Blacksmiths Shop we also love our food and drink!

If you would like to join us in this passion and add a Scottish flavour to your group's visit include a 'Taste of Scotland' experience as a great add-on incentive that costs very little...

For groups of up to 25 people
Enjoy a flavour of Scotland's food and drink...your group are greeted on the coach, welcoming them to Gretna Green with a taste of Scottish tablet. Tickets will be distributed amongst the group who will be invited to attend a food and drink tasting within the Foodhall. The group take their place around the counter in the demonstration kitchen and we will cook up a tasty presentation of traditional Scottish dishes for the group to sample, while the background and traditions to our Scottish delicacies are explained. This 20 minute presentation costs 5 per person.

For groups of over 25 people
A cookery demonstration is offered within the Blacksmiths Restaurant, in a specially set up private area. Here your clients will be invitied to take a seat while our cooks demonstrate the cooking methods behind some of our special Scottish dishes: chose from Scottish shortbread; Porridge; a traditional Scottish dessert, Cranachan or a staple of the traditional Scottish diet; or Haggis, Neeps and Tatties (with a wee dram of whisky). The presenter will describe the rituals and traditions of Scottish food during the demonstration before we offer a wee tasting. Recipe cards for the Shortbread and Cranachan demonstrations will be available for those who wish to give these Scottish delicacies a try back home. This 30 minute presentation costs 8 per person.

We are able to operate a voucher system if you wish or accept payment in advance or on the day.

We are situated just off the M74 in Scotland only 10 miles from Carlisle, we offer a range of restaurants where you you can purchase snacks and meals, and a host of fabulous shops for you to browse and purchase some wonderful unusual Scottish Gifts.

To book call 01461 337893 or email groups@gretnagreen.com

  • +44 1461 338441

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