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Gretna Travel guide
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Gretna became famous for its smithy weddings and eloping couples. After an 18C law made clandestine weddings illegal in England, the number of ceremonies of this type taking place here boomed, as Scottish law only required a declaration in front of witnesses. Despite an 1857 law obliging future newlyweds to live in Scotland for at least 21 days before marriage, the practice remained popular until it was banned by Parliament in 1940.
Gretna GB - Gretna DG16 5JB
Dating back to the 1800s, Gretna Chase Hotel offers stylish rooms, a restaurant and bar on the border of Scotland and England. Just 4 minutes’ drive from the centre of Gretna, it provides free parking, Wi-Fi and function facilities. The hotel retain..
Gretna Green GB - Gretna Green DG16 5DY
A 2-minute walk from Gretna Green Rail Station, Gretna Hall offers both traditional and modern en suite rooms and free parking. The English border is less than 1 mile away. Full of history, Gretna Hall was built in 1710 and is next to the Blacksmith..
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The Grade II listed Gables Hotel is situated in the heart of Gretna. With its beautiful gardens, the family-owned Gables offers free Wi-Fi and ample free onsite parking. The hotel’s restaurant has earned a reputation for fine, traditional Scottish f..