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City Stats:

Population: 2,700
Number of Hotels on This Site: 10
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Key Tourist Sights:

The first attraction to visit on a trip to Gretna Green has to be the Blacksmith’s Shop. It was to here that young couples would elope centuries ago to get around the fact that they were not yet old enough to marry in England, and nowadays it is world famous for its weddings. Even if you are not planning to get married then you will still find an interesting exhibition about its history.

The nearby Devil’s Porridge exhibition is a must-see for visitors to Gretna Green. Here you will discover all about the top secret factory which was built in 1915 to produce ammunitions for the war effort. 30,000 people worked in the factory, which was the biggest the world had ever seen.

A short drive away you will come across Annan Museum, where you will be able to find out all about the history of the area. You will find maps, arts, documents, antiques and more here, all of which will provide you with a good understanding of the history of the area over the years.

Best Known For:

Gretna Green is world famous for the number of marriages that take place here each year. It is thought that as many as one in every six Scottish weddings are held here, with 4,000 marriages taking place throughout the year.

Historically it was the place where young couples from England would go to get married because they were still too young to tie the knot in England. Now people like to get married here for the history and for the beautiful surrounding landscape. It even attracts many couples from overseas.

Gretna Green was very near to the worst rail crash in the history of the UK. The Quintinshill crash occurred in 1915 and led to the deaths of a total of 227 people.

The factory built at Gretna during World War One was nine miles long, making it the biggest in the world. In fact, Gretna itself was constructed to house the thousands of workers at the factory.


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