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At Gretna Green, tradition meets modern elegance to create unforgettable wedding experiences. Since 1885, our family-run business has been curating love stories amidst the picturesque Scottish countryside.

Gretna Hall Hotel, originally the manor house built for the Gretna Estate in 1710, sits majestically in 10 acres of beautiful gardens. Retaining all the character of a historical manor, it seamlessly combines the charm of centuries past with the comforts of a contemporary 4-star hotel. Famous for hosting a series of aristocratic marriages in the 1800s, Gretna Hall is a magnificent and central part of Gretna Green’s heritage.

With historic outbuildings housing three uniquely designed marriage rooms, Gretna Hall is rich with history and offers a flexible venue with a dramatic backdrop. Decorated with an elegant colour palette, stunning year-round floral arrangements, and bespoke finishings, this venue boasts a luxurious setting perfect for couples seeking a traditional, seated, aisle wedding. It is the ideal place for your ceremony and reception together for the entire day.

Gretna Hall Hotel offers a range of ceremony venues to suit every couple's unique preferences:

The Coach House: Rustic charm meets candlelit ambiance in this atmospheric venue, accommodating up to 45 guests seated and 25 standing. Picture-perfect with its ancient flagstone floor and whitewashed walls, it sets the stage for timeless romance.

The Courtyard Room: Overlooking the historic 18th-century courtyard, this elegant venue blends historic charm with modern style. Accommodating up to 60 guests seated and 20 standing, it provides a warm, romantic atmosphere bathed in candlelight.

The Cottage: Ideal for intimate ceremonies and traditional elopements, this cosy venue accommodates up to 8 guests. Exchange vows in front of a rustic fireplace, surrounded by loved ones, before retreating to your own private garden for post-ceremony bliss.

Our dedicated team works closely with you to ensure every detail is meticulously planned, from bespoke floral arrangements to personalized finishing touches. With Gretna Green, your wedding day is in capable hands, promising a seamless and memorable celebration of love.

Discover why Gretna Hall Hotel, is the perfect venue for your dream wedding. Book your perfect day with us today.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Unusual weddings
Stately home
Large hotel
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence
Religious ceremony license

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:


Other features:

Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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Frances B. Sent on 14/11/2011
We had the best day ever at the beautiful Gretna Hall Blackmiths Workshop and the grounds for photographs are amazing. Amazing day and wouldnt have changed a thing, highly recommend, you wont be dissapointed!
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Gretna Hall Hotel, Gretna Loaning DG16 5DY Gretna Green (Dumfries Galloway & Ayrshire)
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