Located right on the border between England and Scotland, Gretna Gateway is the ideal place to stop on your journey.
Romantic and historic Gretna and Gretna Green are known the world over for their weddings (up to 4,000 or more weddings per year, in a village with a population of less than 4,000!). Weddings still take place on a daily basis at various wedding venues including the registrar’s office and The Old Blacksmith’s Shop Visitor Centre.
The historic city of Carlisle is just eight miles down the road and the World Heritage Site of Hadrians Wall and the stunning scenery of The Lake District are a mere 30-60 minutes drive away, so there’s plenty to do and see. Also, Dumfries and Galloway, often referred to as Scotland’s best-kept secret, offers a unique blend of fabulous scenery, glorious beaches, walks and cycling which can be as leisurely or as arduous as you choose, and peaceful tranquillity which is difficult to surpass.
Scottish Borders Tourist Information
Dumfries and Galloway Tourist Information
Carlisle Tourist Information
Penrith Tourist Information
Cumbria Tourist Information
Old Blacksmiths Shop
Burns National Heritage Park
National Trust for Scotland Southern Region
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Windermere Lake Cruises
Rheged Discovery Centre
Tullie House Museum