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How and where to get married at Gretna Green

We frequently have customers asking how and where to get married at Gretna Green

This guide will let you know about the different venues and simplify the booking process

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If you would like to speak to our team of wedding planners for free friendly advice on where to get married, and how to book your Gretna Green wedding, please don't hesitate to contact them on 01461 800344

How and Where to Get Married at Gretna Green

There are several venues at Gretna Green and some of these have numerous marriage rooms. The list below features all the major wedding venues in or near Gretna Green

World Famous Old Blacksmith's Shop - The iconic venue where weddings are said to have begun now doubles as one of Scotland's most popular tourist attractions

Gretna Hall Hotel - A coaching hotel which has a long history of weddings

Gretna Registration Office - Our local registration office

Anvil Hall - A former Catholic church which is now a wedding venue

How to Get Married at Gretna Green

Follow these simple steps to remove the stress from planning your big day

Decide which venue is right for you

Work out the approximate size of your party and what your requirements are for your dream day

Find out about the legal requirements and make sure you follow the correct procedure

Contact your chosen venue to discuss availability and the price of their wedding packages

Book your venue and confirm the booking with your venue's required deposits

Book other wedding services such as photographers, stylists and venue dressers as required

Approximately three months before your wedding, start to gather information for your receptions such as menu choices, final numbers etc.

A month before your wedding you should be liaising with your venue about final details and submitting your reception information.

Finally, you turn up and marry the person of your dreams, thereby going down in history along with all the other couples

Wedding Ceremony

Choose a minister or a registrar for your wedding near Gretna Green


33 comfortable ensuite bedrooms for you and your guests

Wedding Reception

Function rooms that are ideal for wedding parties large or small