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Anvil Baby Blessings & Naming Ceremonies

Baby Blessings and Naming Ceremonies in the Famous Blacksmiths Shop at Gretna Green

From $442.80

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Christenings and Naming Ceremonies at Gretna Green

Here at Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop, we want to help you celebrate all of the most precious milestones in your lifetime, which is why we are excited to offer our NEW Anvil Baby Blessing and Naming Ceremonies, as an alternative to traditional Christenings and Baptisms.

  • Intimate Baby Blessing or Naming Ceremony performed by a minister in the Famous Blacksmiths Shop
  • A 'Good Luck' Silver keepsake gift from Gretna Green
  • 3 Hours exclusive use of the LOVE Conservatory for the catered buffet package
  • Choose from 3 Rooms for your ceremony in the Blacksmiths Shop*
Surrounded by your most-treasured family and friends, in a destination synonymous with LOVE, you can enjoy a unique and memorable Baby Blessing or Naming Ceremony to celebrate the birth of your child! Or why not a first birthday blessing?
Whether you are looking for venue only or a catered package option, we will take care of your every detail.
  • Venue Only  $442.80
  • Venue & Buffet  $696.50 (up to 20 guests)
  • Venue & Buffet  From $696.50 (21-50 guests)



Available throughout out 2022*, (excluding August), we are excited to offer our NEW Anvil Baby Blessing and Naming Ceremony package, in both venue only and catered options; a fantastic alternative to a traditional baptism or Christening in a church!

Choose from either a ceremony only option, which includes the Baby Blessing or Naming Ceremony (whichever you prefer) and a gift from Gretna Green, or our catered package, which also includes a finger buffet for 20 people, including 3 hours of exclusive use of our licensed LOVE Conservatory next to the Famous Blacksmiths Shop.

Looking to bring more people with you? We can cater for packages up to 50 guests, priced at just $12.70 per person for any guests over 20. You can also upgrade your catered package to include a glass of prosecco on arrival or as a toast for just $6.30 per person.

Our blessings and naming ceremonies will be performed by a minister, however, you are more than welcome to arrange your own alternative celebrant to perform the ceremony, if you would prefer. 

Don't miss this fabulous special offer! Enquire now to book!

In More Detail
Original Room Can accommodate up to 50 guests
The Forge  Can accommodate up to 50 guests
Ceremony Type Baby Blessing or Naming Ceremony
Ceremony Only  $442.80
Ceremony and Catered Buffet for 20 $696.50
Additional Buffet Guests $12.70 per person
Glass of Prosecco on arrival $6.30 per person

Original Marriage Room  

Accommodates up to 50 guests.

truly historic wedding venue in Gretna Green, the Blacksmiths Workshop is presented to you as it was in the 1700's when the Blacksmith Priest married runaways over the original Anvil.




*All available options/dates are subject to availability when booking.

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