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Group Travel at Gretna Green

Group Visits to Gretna Green 5 Star Visitor Attraction in Dumfries and Galloway

Groups and Coach Friendly Historic Attraction in Scotland

The Famous Blacksmiths Shop in Gretna Green has been a popular tourist destination for over 130 years, with people travelling from around the world to marry or visit the home of the Anvil weddings, since 1754.

Nowadays, alongside a popular Scottish wedding venue, Gretna Green is an award-winning 5-star visitor and shopping attraction, with a range of shopping outlets, Foodhall, historic museum, coach travel exhibition and licensed Foodcourt and Café; with family-friendly outdoor activities including the Courtship Maze and Playpark.

Combine this with our large coach car park and driver facilities and benefits and you have the perfect destination for group travel.

Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop

Why visit us at Gretna Green?

Location, location, location... situated just off the main motorway route into Scotland (M6/M74), Gretna Green is ideal for a journey break while touring to a destination point further north or south or for a longer stay as part of a short break or day tour itinerary.

Experiences at Gretna Green

We have a range of experiences available at Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop for groups to enjoy, from Whisky and Gin tasting to Handfastings and Wedding Re-enactments. Available to book at special group rates, either separately or as part of a combined experience, visitors can sample the flavours and history of Scotland. 

Scottish Whisky Tasting
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Scottish Food Tasting
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'Fun' Wedding Re-enactments
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Anvil Handfasting Ceremonies
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Famous Blacksmiths Museum
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How to Book Group Experiences at Gretna Green

To book ahead for any of our group experiences, click 'Enquire Now' below to use our handy contact form.


Alternatively, you can contact our dedicated Group Travel experts on 01461 337893 or via email to [email protected].


Group Friendly Attraction

Whether your group wishes to discover a part of Scotland's cultural history, enjoy the outstanding shopping opportunities, enjoy a great place to eat or purely to take advantage of a picturesque journey break there is much on offer for a wide range of visitor interests.

A modern visitor attraction, the Famous Blacksmiths Shop has been designed to offer your group travel clients the utmost in comfort and convenience. All facilities on site are geared to offer the most efficient and enjoyable service possible.

You are guaranteed the highest level of service from the beginning of your tour plans with Groups at Gretna Green to the day your group visits the Famous Blacksmiths Shop attractions. With a combination of culture, heritage, shopping and traditional Scottish fayre a visit will bring cherished memories for your return home.

The Gretna Green Story

Flexible opening times

Please note that we offer flexible opening and closing times to accommodate early or late tours... please contact us at least 24 hours in advance to discuss your requirements.

Tel: Groups at Gretna Green on 01461 337893 or email us [email protected]


Past Awards

  • UK's Most Coach Friendly Shopping Attraction of the year 2012
  • UK's Most Coach Friendly Attraction of the year 2011
  • UK's Most Friendly Tourist Attraction 2011
  • Visitor Attraction of the Year at the 2010 Coach Tourism Awards
  • UK's Most Coach Friendly Attraction of the year 2009

Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop Awards

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