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Ceremony & Package Options

Wedding Packages

View all our available packages, including Fully Inclusive options as well as Special Offers

The Anvil Winter Runaway Package - £650

Your intimate wedding ceremony at either the Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop Saddlery Room or Rennison Room, Gretna Hall Historic Marriage House, the Water Gardens at Greens or the Old Toll Bar.

Upgrade to the Famous Blacksmiths Shop Original Marriage Room for £100.00 fee

Photography package consisting of 16 (8×6) photographs presented in an album selected for you (Delivered to you prior to leaving Gretna Green).

Two nights Stay for the bridal couple in a Double Room in one of our 3 hotels: Smiths at Gretna Green, Gretna Hall or Greens at Gretna
(Upgrades to suites available at extra cost**).

Full Scottish Breakfast

The Elopement Wedding Package - From £500

Choose your ceremony venue at either Gretna Hall or The Famous Blacksmiths Shop

Photography package consisting of 16 (10×8) photographs presented within a traditional album

Full payment required to secure booking

Gretna Hall **WINTER PACKAGE** - ONLY £500.00

Ceremony within the Cottage at Gretna Hall

Three course set menu for 8 guests and the Bride & Groom within our Gretna Hall restaurant:

Starter- Vegetable Soup,
Main- Breast of Chicken served with potatoes and seasonal vegetables,
Dessert- Lemon Cheesecake

5 Bottles of House Wine

Double room for two nights

Additional Guests £32.50

**Our Winter Package is available from October – January (Excluding Christmas and Hogmanay) This package is subject to availability. Full payment required at the time of booking.**

20% OFF Wedding Package - From £1180

Are you looking for a discount on your Gretna Green Wedding? Then the 20% off Wedding Package will surely appeal to you.

Which packages are included:

10 Guest Wedding package – WAS £1,475.00 | NOW £1,180.00
20 Guest Wedding package – WAS £2,240.00 | NOW £1,792.00
40 Guest Wedding package – WAS £4,935.00 | NOW £3,948.00

Should you wish to upgrade any part of your Gretna Green Wedding, the 20% discount does not apply to upgrades noted in the brochure (T&C’s apply).

Sunday – Wednesday throughout the year
* Dates subject to availability

Contact our wedding team now for more information on 01461 336001.

50% Off Luxury Anvil Winter Wedding for 20 - £2060

Choose your ceremony venue from any of our venues.

Photography package consisting of 16 (10×8) photographs presented within a traditional album

Three course set menu for 18 guests and the Bridal Couple in Gretna Hall Hotel restaurant:

An arrival drink of Bucks Fizz, a glass of red or white wine and a glass of sparkling wine for 8 guests and the Bride & Groom

Evening snack of bacon baps

One night stay for your wedding – 9 double rooms and 1 bridal suite included.

Additional Guests £53.50

£800 deposit required to secure booking

Please note, in addition to the above packages costs you will have the fees of either a Minister or Registrar

Gretna Hall Historic Marriage Exclusive - £7695

• Marry within the Gretna Hall Marriage Rooms in either the Courtyard or Coach House, where the whole courtyard will be exclusively yours for two hours to allow you privacy

• On the day prior to your wedding, you will meet with one of our wedding planners. A wedding planner will also be available on the day of your wedding and will hand over to your banqueting co-ordinator at Gretna Hall Hotel for your celebrations

• Your photography package of 30 (8×6) images mounted in a leather album

• Traditional Scottish Piper will escort the Bride to her wedding and then lead the wedding party from the marriage room after the ceremony

• Exquisite bridal bouquet and Groom’s buttonhole designed for you to enhance your wedding

• Your guests will gather in our relaxing lounge area for pre-wedding ceremony drinks

• Your wedding reception will be hosted in the Ramsey Macintosh Suite within the Manor House at Gretna Hall

• Your guests will enjoy a champagne reception on arrival, two glasses of wine with their meal and a glass of champagne for the toast

• Chocolate dipped strawberries and canapés will be served on arrival

• Your guests will choose from Menu 3 (pre-order required) which includes three courses, tea, coffee and Scottish tablet

• Cocktail Buffet 1 served at your evening celebration

• The Bridal couple will spend two nights in a suite of their choice including a bottle of champagne, box of chocolates and full turndown service

• For your wedding party, we will also secure two further suites, two junior suites and five double rooms. All rooms are for two nights including breakfast and a bottle of wine per room on arrival

• On the morning following your wedding you will enjoy your breakfast, exclusively with your wedding party, within the Ramsey Macintosh Suite

For more information or to book, please call our wedding planner team on 01461 336001.

Price per additional guest £92.00

Deposit £1,500.00

Ceremony Only

Gretna Hall is licensed to hold civil and religious ceremonies suitable for wedding parties from 2 to 80 guests. To book your ceremony, follow the steps below:

Step 1

Telephone our dedicated wedding team on 01461 336001 to book your preferred date and time in your chosen ceremony room:
Gretna Hall Coach House Weddings

Coach House at Gretna Hall Historic Marriage House

The Coach House, with its rustic, ancient flagstone floor and whitewashed walls, that conjure up images of horse-drawn carriages arriving in days-gone-by, is a beautiful, enchanting room to marry in. Today it houses a magnificent 19th-century carriage, which makes a stunning background for photography and has recently been refurbished to include reclaimed church pews; for additional seating.

Accommodates up to 70 guests (45 seated and 25 standing) – From £375.00

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The Cottage at Gretna Hall Marriage Venue

Cottage at Gretna Hall Historic Marriage House

The Cottage at Gretna Hall, is the perfect venue for a cosy, intimate wedding. Candle-lit, with its open fire, it’s perfect for those couples looking for somewhere small and unique to marry.

Accommodates up to 8 wedding guests – From £285.00

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Courtyard at Gretna Hall Historic Marriage House

The Courtyard Room, is an elegant Gretna Hall wedding venue, where you walk down the aisle, guests with seated either side. Take to the red carpet, while your treasured guests line the path to your one true love and the famous anvil and hammer; where together you will forge your love for eternity.

Accommodates up to 80 wedding guests – From £375.00

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Step 2

You need to decide if you would prefer a Christian Ceremony performed by a minister or a Civil Ceremony performed by a Registrar. Please follow Step 2a if your choice is a Minister or Step 2b if your choice is a Registrar

Step 2a: Marriage by a Minister

If you wish to be married by a Minister please contact one of the ministers on the list opposite to confirm their availability. Fees are payable directly to the Minister.

A: Call our Wedding Planners on 01461 336001 to confirm your date and preferred venue with the required payment.

B: Marriage Notice Form (M10)
This is a legal requirement to complete M10 forms. These can be downloaded direct from www.gretnaonline.net. Once completed please send to Gretna Registration Office no more the 3 months prior to your ceremony. You must return all correctly completed forms, along with your original birth certificates and all other relevant documents, plus the registration fee of £70.00, at least 29 days prior to the date of your wedding (more if you have been married before). The following information in Section A should be completed on your M10 forms: Section A: Place of marriage Gretna Hall

C: Collecting your marriage schedule from the registration office
The marriage schedule, made up from the information you have given on the M10 forms, may only be collected by the bride or groom in person on the morning of the wedding or up to one week beforehand. Gretna Registration office is closed on Sunday and Mondays and may also be closed some bank holidays. This document must be handed to your minister before he or she can perform your marriage ceremony. Please do not complete any details on the marriage scheduled before the wedding ceremony. After you have been married you must return your signed married schedule to Gretna Registration Office within three days.

You can find a list of our Minister’s and Registrars within our Brochure.

Step 2b: Marriage by a Civil Marriage Celebrant

If you wish to be married by a Registrar please indicate this to our Wedding Planner and we shall make the necessary arrangements.

A: Once your wedding planner receives the booking payment and your instruction indicating your wish to be married by a Civil Marriage Celebrant they will then apply on your behalf. Once we have received confirmation a copy will be sent to you with full instructions of how to proceed.

B: Marriage Notice Form (M10)
This is a legal requirement to complete M10 forms. These can be downloaded direct from www.gretnaonline.net. Once completed please send to Gretna Registration Office no more the 3 months prior to your ceremony. You must return all correctly completed forms, along with your original birth certificates and all other relevant documents, plus the registration fee of £297.50 (Monday – Friday); £394.50 (Saturday); £444.00 (Sunday and public holidays), at least 29 days prior to the date of your wedding (more if you have been married before). The following information in Section A should be completed on your M10 forms:

Section A: Place of marriage Gretna Hall

There is no requirement to collect your marriage schedule as your Civil Marriage Celebrant bring this with them and returns this on your behalf.

Renewing your Wedding Vows

There are times in everyone’s marriage when they feel like having a special celebration: Maybe it is a special anniversary, maybe it’s because there have been difficult times or maybe it’s simply because you would like to share your happiness and commitment with your family, friends and your own children.

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Ceremony performed by a blacksmith
The Gretna Green anvil wedding ceremony has been handed down through the years to make it not only a renewal of vows but also a celebration of mutual happiness. The Anvil wedding is, of course, unique to Gretna Green. The words spoken at the anvil are not spoken anywhere else in the world. The ‘Blacksmith’ will be one of our experienced staff who will conduct this moving ceremony. A signed certificate is given as a memento of the occasion. At the last count this experience has been a source of joy for husbands and wives from over 90 different countriesCeremony performed by a minister
Alternatively you can have a religious ceremony conducted by a minister. The minister would speak with you on the phone and together you could decide what sort of ceremony would best reflect your beliefs and the occasion. These can be traditional or modern, longer or shorter – there are different ceremonies to choose from. A donation to your minister would be in addition to the charge for hiring the room and you should contact one of the ministers who come here regularly for availability (see ‘Ceremony Only’ section for our list of ministers). Alternatively, we would welcome your own minister should you prefer.

If you would like to check availability or discuss a ceremony with one of our experienced staff, please phone 01461 336001

The Gretna Green Story…

Gretna Green is a small village on the Scottish border that is world famous as a romantic wedding destination. The first village over the border, it became a haven for young lovers following the 1754 Marriage Act introduced in England and Wales. You were forbidden to marry without your parents’ permission if you were under 21. So the young and in love began eloping to Scotland, where the law did not apply.

Gretna Hall was built in 1710 as a manor house for Gretna Estate and later became a coaching inn in 1825, the first official stop in Scotland for travelling stagecoaches and private carriages. The Hall is one of two historic marriage venues in Gretna Green frequented by run-aways desperate to marry, but forbidden to do so back home. Gretna Hall witnessed many romantic elopements as a venue for aristocratic weddings.

Gretna Green is synonymous with Anvil Weddings and it is the other historic marriage venue, the Famous Blacksmiths Shop, where the tradition of an Anvil Wedding began. Legend has it that if you touch the famous Gretna Green Anvil it brings you good fortune in affairs of the heart. It was here that the blacksmith would repair and make tools for the farms and shoe the horses. From 1754 the blacksmith in Gretna Green became notorious for a different kind of forging: joining couples in marriage.

It’s not every day that you get to say “I do” so choosing memorable location to pledge your love is crucial. Both historic venues are available to you for your Gretna Green wedding. No other venues in the area can give you Gretna Green on your wedding certificate so follow in the footsteps of the romantic young couples and become part of living history. Our family of venues can make your dreams come true.