Gretna Green has been famous since 1754 for runaway weddings. Steeped in magical charm and history, the ancient Blacksmith’s Shop where many couples have been married, draws you into its dramatic and romantic past. Legend has it that if you touch the famous Anvil in the Blacksmith’s Shop, you will have good fortune in the affairs of your heart!
Private caravans for hire
In modern times it has become a special, romantic location to visit, as well as offering many outdoor and indoor activities for couples and families to enjoy. Private caravans for hire provide affordable accommodation for all and they stand on a variety of holiday parks, in and around the area, catering for any type of tourist.
Gretna Green location
Just off the M6 motorway, around 10 miles north of Carlisle, in the Borders Country of Dumfries and Galloway, on the West side of the UK. It is in an ideal location to find private caravans for hire serving as a base to tour over the Border into Scotland or likewise into the beautiful, countryside depths of Northumberland.
The Romance of Gretna
Known as the home of romance and love and if you are contemplating a marriage in the near future, this is the place to be. You can organise a full event wedding, a vow-renewal or even a blessing that your family and friends can celebrate with you. You can also secure your vows and love by having yours and your lover’s names engraved on a lock, which you then fasten securely for eternity to the Wall of Love or the Courtship Maze Bridge. Nature lovers can also plant a tree in memory of their never-ending love.
The Coach Museum
Discover tales of intrigue, scandal and romance in the Coach Museum where the history of Gretna Green is played out through videos, artefacts, storyboards and displays. There is also a collection of various methods of transport used throughout the years.
Gretna Gateway Outlet Village
Whether you’re looking for a new outfit, a special gift or a sport’s gear Gretna Gateway is the perfect shopping encounter, where you’ll find around 50 leading brand retail shops with noticeably lower prices than in High Street stores. Here you can browse and buy at the Clarks Outlet, Nike Factory Store, Marks & Spencer, Cadbury store and many others.
If you are planning on a Gretna Green wedding, or maybe a mini break, search on the Rent My Caravan portal where you can book private caravans for hire directly with the owners. There are several amazing sites in the Scottish Borders region where maybe you could plan to book several caravans on the same park location for your wedding guests, friends and family.