Posted by Ludia - July 17, 2019
Discover Cycling-Friendly Gretna Green & View All Our Cycle Routes
Love cycling? Looking for a new cycle adventure? Add us to your list of destinations this Summer, or split up your next long-distance cycle with a stop-off at Gretna Green's 5-star Famous Blacksmiths Shop Attractions!
Posted by Ludia - July 03, 2019
Summer Holiday Days Out at the Famous Blacksmiths Shop, Gretna Green
It’s finally time for the summer holidays! So, why not do something unforgettable this summer with an exciting family day out at Gretna Green’s 5-star Famous Blacksmiths Shop Attractions? We have so many incredible things to see and do for a truly memorable adventure – perfect for the kids, and, even better, we’re dog-friendly too! Click the map below to download your own:
Posted by Ludia - June 05, 2019
Why Choose A Religious Wedding Ceremony at Gretna Green?
Religious ceremonies performed by a Minister are becoming increasingly popular at Gretna Green! And why might that be? Well, a religious service is similar to that of a church wedding but not as formal, and you’re free to tailor your wedding so it’s just right for you. A marriage conducted by a Minister can also lower the cost of your marriage fees, with the hiring of a Minister costing just $212.90! (Registrars now costing up to $641.20)
Posted by Ludia - May 27, 2019
Treat Dad this Father’s Day with Something Wonderful from Gretna Green, Scotland
It’s that time of year to give back to the special father figure in your life. Choose from a huge variety of unique Father’s Day gifts from Gretna Green, Scotland, to really make him smile this 16th June.
Posted by Ludia - May 22, 2019
The ‘As You Like It’ Costume Exhibition by Edinburgh University’s College of Art (ECA) comes to Gretna Green, Scotland
From the 15th June to 31st August, Gretna Green’s Famous Blacksmiths Shop Museum will be hosting a creative tribute to brides from across the ages. Inspired by Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”, this exhibition will include stunning marvels of majestic bridal outfits, designed and created by the talented students of Edinburgh University’s College of Art (ECA); thanks to the funding support from Gretna Green.
Posted by Ludia - May 09, 2019
Surprise the mum in your life with a unique gift from Scotland this May 12th
May 12th marks a very important day of the year for Mums in America, Canada and Australia; although that doesn’t mean the rest of us can’t celebrate the beloved ‘Mums’ in our life on this special day. See our enormous collection of heart-warming gifts, perfect to show her just how much you care.
Posted by Ami - April 29, 2019
Smiths Hotel Brings Home Three Highly Commended Awards for Weddings, Dining and Contemporary Bar at the Prestigious Scottish Hotel Awards
We are immensely proud to announce that our 4-Star, boutique Hotel, Smiths at Gretna Green and its fabulous team, brought home 3 new awards last night, Sunday 28th April 2019, from the Scottish Hotel Awards!
Hosted by popular Scottish presenter, Carol Smillie, at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Glasgow, hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and self-catering lodges from across Scotland came together to celebrate the best of Scottish hospitality. With awards ranging from dining, to weddings, housekeeping to cocktails, this annual ceremony saw some of the nations best-loved hotels, teams and individuals take home over prizes in over 60 categories.
Posted by wanshu - March 27, 2019
“Scotland is a land filled with treasures,” according to Channel 5 show ‘Secret Scotland’. A look at some of Scotland’s hidden beauties and behind the scenes access to some of the countries’ most popular tourist attractions, Secret Scotland with Susan Calman is a 5-part tour of Scotland, from the Borders to the Isles and all the places in between.
“This time I’m visiting the beautiful Scottish Borders” – Susan Calman.
Posted by wanshu - March 15, 2019
Are you thinking to yourself; “what can I do this Easter weekend?” If so, we have the answer!
Posted by Ami - March 15, 2019
Smiths Hotel, Gretna Green offers a welcoming pit-stop to the Doddie 500 cycle team
In the early hours of this morning, Friday 15th March 2019, we were proud to host Rob Wainwright and Mark Beaumont (and their team), along with our Chairman Alasdair Houston, as Rob and Mark continued their charity bike ride – Doddie 500 - from Murrayfield to Twickenham; at our 4-star Smiths Hotel, Gretna Green.
Rob, the former Scotland Rugby cap and his record-breaking long-distance cyclist team mate Mark, are cycling with the Calcutta Cup Rugby match ball from Murrayfield to Twickenham on the 14th, 15th and 16th of March; in support of the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation – a charitable foundation which is working to support research for the cure for Motor Neurone Disease.