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How to get toFamous Blacksmiths Shopcar-free

Visit Famous Blacksmiths Shop car-free

From Gretna Green railway station, it’s a ten-minute stroll to the Blacksmith’s Shop. An off-road path from the station leads to the road called Gretna Loaning, whose pavement will take you the rest of the way.

There are regular trains to Gretna Green from Carlisle (13 mins), Dumfries (25 mins) and beyond.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

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Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Famous Blacksmiths Shop

Just north of the border between England and Scotland, Gretna Green was a popular destination for eloping lovers since the early 18th century. Now a by-word for romance, this historic blacksmith’s shop is now a visitor attraction with museum, shops, cafés and – of course – wedding venues!

For any queries about visiting contact Famous Blacksmiths Shop on 01461 336001 or

Address: Blacksmiths Shop, Headless Cross, Gretna Green, Gretna DG16 5EA. Visit Website