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Famous Blacksmiths Shop

Headless Cross, Gretna Green, Scotland
+44 1461 338441
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Good Selection on offer however was disappointed not to find any Christmas Decorations on Sale as... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bill R
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Worth stopping if passing through.

We have stopped here several times over the years & this is the first time I have left feeling... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Laurence S
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  • Poor3%
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“wedding venue” (34 reviews)
“conveyor belt” (11 reviews)
“food hall” (20 reviews)
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Headless Cross, Gretna Green, Scotland
+44 1461 338441
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Reviewed yesterday

Good Selection on offer however was disappointed not to find any Christmas Decorations on Sale as we usually Purchase prior to Christmas however we did find a good Selection of Biscuits and Jams to Purchase.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have stopped here several times over the years & this is the first time I have left feeling disappointed. The prices in the gift shop seem on the high side & geared towards foreign tourists with slightly more money than sense, that said not...More

Thank Laurence S
Susan A, Manager at Famous Blacksmiths Shop, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Laurence, we were very disappointed to read your review, especially since you have visited us before. We are constantly investing in the site to ensure that our visitors have the best experience possible so it's very unusual for us to see this type of...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and myself went to have our blessing everything was perfect. We were greeted by a lovley lady who conducted our blessing and said some beautiful words we had a piper who was amazing we had a perfect day

1  Thank coateslodge
Reviewed 2 days ago

This attraction is incredibly popular - the place was packed with tourists from all parts of the world. All around are restaurants, sandwich shops, pubs and shops - everyone was catered for. The piper is kept busy throughout the day and there is a lovely...More

Thank Robandeil
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

That lovely place good for stopover. You can find good soyvenirs and you can buy famoust brands cheaper.

Thank Oğuz Han Ş
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful, historic site for a wedding. We had looked at this place twice in previous years on trips to the highlands and decided this was the place for us to tie the knot. Having both done it before, Gretna was perfect for...More

1  Thank jakitim
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to visit, a bit touristic but also very nostalgic. The old smiths workshop is nice to visit, and the staff is very friendly. It is just over the border, but you feel and hear you are in Scotland.

Thank Maarten3992
Reviewed 1 week ago

me and my new husband stopped here to have a look inside the famous blacksmiths shop and museum. the grounds have been commercialized but this does not in anyway make it feel less magical. We had a good look around the museum and was even...More

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I stopped off here en route to Inverness. It was a great little place with a superb gift shop, restaurant and museum with letters from young women seeking husbands which dated back to the beginning of last century - fascinating. There were...More

Thank Pisceanmoonrunning
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely little visit to stop and look around but the gift shops are very expensive. The staff are lovely and friendly and a few shops to look around with gifts or food. A piper playing the bagpipes is a lovely Scottish view. Have an...More

Thank haynesStakefordUK
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Response from david c | Reviewed this property |
Yes I did this and saved £,s
Basil B
5 September 2016|
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Response from Louiseangela M | Reviewed this property |
9am to 6pm June to September 9am to 5pm rest of year but I would always check their website. If there is a wedding, the room where it is being held is closed to the public.
1 July 2016|
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Response from William M | Reviewed this property |
I reckon they will do it ok although im not a 100% sure ,there may be price for doing it , but im sure they will help ,it would do no harm in getting in touch with them and see what they say , good luck and have fun you may... More