If you’re getting married or just passing through, there is excellent accommodation and hotels in Gretna to choose from.
Although Gretna Green is world-famous as a wedding venue, there’s so much more to it than just this.
Whether you’re specifically visiting Gretna or you want to explore the stunning location of Dumfries & Galloway, Gretna is the gateway to this beautiful part of the world.
From hotels to adorable bed and breakfast establishments just waiting to welcome you, there are many Gretna Green accommodation options to choose from. For more information on what’s on offer, take a look at the info below, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Hotels in Gretna Green
If you’re looking for somewhere to relax and recharge, these hotels in Gretna Green are the place to be. From luxury hotel rooms to affordable hidden gems, take a look at some of our favourite Gretna Green hotels that are perfect for relaxing in.
Gretna Chase Hotel
Feeling grand? You will if you choose to stay at the Gretna Chase Hotel. This stunning location dates to the 1800s. Guests love the hotel’s charming rooms and original character – some of the luxury suites here even have four-poster beds!
If you do choose to stay here, make the 30 minutes journey to Northumberland’s Kielder Forest Park for a stunning countryside walk.
The hotel rooms at the Gretna Chase Hotel are individually furnished to extremely high standards, so if you’re in need of a luxury break, this is the hotel for you! Guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, a flatscreen TV, tea and coffee facilities and even a trouser press!
The Hotel Bar serves delicious evening meals and bar service is available until 11 pm if you want to kick back with your favourite tipple. If you’re a wine connoisseur you’ll be pleased to know the hotel has an extensive wine list with beverages from all over the world!Check Online Availability
Smiths at Gretna Green Hotel
If you are searching for a four-star hotel at Gretna Green, check out Smiths.
This luxury hotel is our top pick for honeymooners – it has 2 x AA rosette dining restaurant on-site and an award-winning cocktail bar – we can’t think of a better place to start married life.
Rooms here are stylish and incredibly comfortable and the hotel staff goes above and beyond for its guests.
Situated in the heart of Gretna Green village, the Famous Blacksmiths Shop is directly opposite the hotel. Treat yourself to some luxury by choosing to stay at Smiths hotel!
Owned by family business Gretna Green Ltd, the hotel boasts over 50 rooms including luxury suites and family rooms.
All the hotel rooms are designed to provide the best night’s sleep and they include lots of homely extras to make your stay even more comfortable. Each bedroom has free Wi-Fi, a deluxe power shower, luxury toiletries and a complimentary breakfast every morning of your stay.Check Online Availability
The Gables Hotel
You and your loved one can experience a romantic retreat like no other at The Gables Hotel.
The Ailsa Suite at this accommodation is an excellent choice for couples that want to pamper themselves during their break to Scotland. It has its own private lounge area, a double whirlpool bath, separate double shower and Super King Size Sleigh Bed on site.
This is another popular spot for a wedding in Gretna as the venue has over 20 years experience in hosting wedding receptions.
The beautiful location, the homely family feel, and the magnificent architecture has made the Gables one of the best hotels in the centre of Gretna Green.
The hotel restaurant has earned a reputation for exquisite and traditional Scottish fare, with a carefully selected and extensive wine list to satisfy every taste.
Each hotel room has been decorated to a high standard and has its own en-suite bathroom for complete convenience.
Whether you’re about to get married in Gretna Green, attending a business conference, or you’re just treating yourself to a luxury break, you’ll find everything you need at the Gables Hotel, including top-class customer service and the finest hospitality in Scotland.Check Online Availability
Cressfield Country House Hotel
Cressfield Country House Hotel offers it’s guest excellent value for money as rooms from as little as £45.00 per night – a great price for this location.
If you would rather a more rural setting this hidden gem is twenty minutes away from Gretna Green located on the edge of Ecclefechan village.
Each room at the Cressfield Country House Hotel is unique and you can request a room with views of the spectacular scenery outside when booking.
Set in over 2 acres of secluded and private grounds, the stunning views of Dumfriesshire and Gretna Green surround this beautiful country hotel. The hotel location offers easy access from anywhere in the country, but it’s still quiet enough to provide a peaceful stay.
The Cressfield Country House Hotel has earned a coveted reputation for fine food and excellent hospitality. Cressfield staff believe in offering their guests a warm welcome, ensuring that their stay is as relaxing and pleasant as possible.Check Online Availability
Gretna Hall Hotel
Gretna is not short of stunning hotel locations and the Hall Hotel is one more to add to your list. The perfect place to escape, the hotel is serene, surrounded by fields and woodlands.
Guests that stay here are a short walk away from the Courtship Maze, which is a free family tourist attraction in the town. The Courtship Maze honours its town’s history as it is shaped like a pair of interlocking wedding bands. If you make it back out, you can return to the hotel to relax in its comfortable and classic surroundings.
This hotel is family-friendly, and pets are welcome too! Breakfast is included with family rooms (maximum four people).
The Gretna Hall Hotel restaurant is spacious, contemporary and the place to be if you’re wanting some delicious Scottish food, whatever the occasion.
The warm and inviting restaurant is the perfect setting, whether you want a romantic dinner for two, a family meal or if you’re celebrating as a group. Enjoy their new menu, brimming with both Scottish and British dishes, including vegetarian and vegan options.
Why not finish your meal with a fine whisky from the Gretna Hall Hotel bar? Hotels in Gretna Green don’t get much better than this!Check Online Availability
Days Inn Gretna Green
Searching for convenient and practical hotels in Gretna Green? Located conveniently between Junctions 21 and 22 on the M74, the Days Inn is an ideal hotel if you’re travelling to Carlisle, Dumfries, and Lockerbie.
Well-known attractions including Gretna Green and the Famous Blacksmiths Shop are just a few minutes away.
Enjoy free parking and a 24-hour reception area. Each hotel room also includes free Wi-Fi, a flatscreen TV and a free tea and coffee tray.
If you choose the executive bedroom you can enjoy further luxuries such as a mini-fridge and complimentary nibbles and drinks on arrival. The hotel is also pet friendly, so why not bring your furry best friend with you!Check Online Availability
Hunters Lodge Hotel
Been searching unsuccessfully for Gretna Green hotels? Look no further than the Hunters Lodge hotel. Situated close to the Scotland-England border lies the Grade II listed building in the centre of the ultimate wedding destination, Gretna Green.
The Hunters Lodge is the closest accommodation to the Registration Office and the beautiful Anvil Hall wedding venue, making it the perfect base for your wedding. The Anvil Hall also offers a variety of wedding packages to suit you.
From family rooms to bridal suites, there’s something for everyone at the Hunters Lodge hotel.Check Online Availability
Graham Arms Hotel
Standing proudly in Longtown is the Graham Arms Hotel, a 250-year-old former coaching inn. With en-suite hotel rooms and function room facilities, this is the ideal setting for wedding reception celebrations.
All the hotel rooms have their own TV, hot drinks trays and hairdryers and you can choose from a single, double or even a family en-suite bedroom. If you’re looking for hotels in Gretna Green, this is the place for you.
Consistently gaining 5 stars for their delicious food, the restaurant at the Graham Arms Hotel offers traditional home-cooked meals that are perfect after a hard day of exploring Gretna Green. Be sure to check out their specials board too!Check Online Availability
The Corner House Hotel
If you’re looking for the perfect base to explore Dumfries, Gretna Green and the stunning Solway Firth from, why not check out The Corner House Hotel?
Situated just off the M74, this family business boasts 18 rooms all equipped with essentials to make your stay as comfortable as possible. There’s also a private car park on-site with 24-hour surveillance.
All rooms have flatscreen TVs, tea and coffee trays and free WiFi. Tastefully decorated and cleaned to high standards, all the hotel rooms have an en-suite bathroom and cater to both families and honeymoon couples.
The Cafe Lounge bar serves traditional Scottish breakfasts and an assortment of light snacks and tempting sweet treats. Why not enjoy freshly ground coffee or a nice cup of tea with your meal, all of which are sourced from local suppliers.Check Online Availability
B&B Gretna Green
Gretna Green is full of charming bed and breakfast establishments, all perfect for an exciting weekend break in Scotland! Check out our favourite B&B places below:
Surrone Guest House
Originally a farmhouse, Surrone House in Gretna Green has been owned by the same family for more than 40 years. It was expertly converted to a six-bedroomed B&B, with all rooms featuring en-suite bathrooms.
Each bedroom is centrally heated and has its own flatscreen TV and complimentary hot drinks tray. Don’t forget to try the delicious Scottish breakfasts that are included in the price!Check Online Availability
Greenlaw Guest House
Located in the centre of Gretna Green, this charming B&B is the oldest in the region. Whether you’re on a short break to Scotland or you’re attending a wedding, Greenlaw is the perfect base for your visit.
It features 7 cosy and beautifully decorated rooms, each with its own en-suite facilities and an LCD TV. Enjoy complimentary tea and coffee facilities, toiletries and WiFi with all rooms!Check Online Availability
Rhone Villa B&B
Another charming B&B nestled in the centre of Gretna Green, Rhone Villa is the perfect place for a quiet and peaceful weekend in Scotland.
With a home-from-home feeling, the Villa offers comfortable and en-suite bedrooms and welcome tea and coffee facilities. You can also enjoy complimentary WiFi and free parking.Check Online Availability
Camping Gretna Green
Are hotels not your thing? Try one of the many camping grounds that Gretna Green has to offer! There are even glamping pods for an even more luxurious camping experience.
Roman Wall Wigwams
When in Rome…
If you’re a history buff, Roman Wall Lodges is the perfect spot for you! Situated right next to Hadrian’s Wall, this spot is oozing with history.
Only half a mile from the Cumbrian village of Beaumont, this family-friendly site offers different camping options such as pods, lodges and cabins, many of which are also pet-friendly!
For an exciting glamping adventure in Gretna Green, choose the Wallsend Glamping site! Choose either a luxury camping pod or your own pitch to set up your tent.
Facilities include shower and toilet areas with hot water. The glamping pods also have heated bathrooms with washing up areas and an outdoor dog wash for if your four-legged friend needs a bath!Check Online Availability
For a peaceful adults-only camping break to Gretna Green, choose Green Acres caravan park. With plenty of amenities nearby, this is the ideal base to start your Scottish adventure.
Whether you’re looking to go far and wide or stay close to home and explore the beautiful city of Carlisle, there’s something here for everyone!
Cottages Near Gretna Green
This quiet part of the Dumfries and Galloway region has a selection of hidden gems scattered about. Find your perfect match with our guide to accommodation in Gretna and the surrounding area below.
Anvil View Cottage
Take some time of day to day hustle and bustle and escape to Anvil View Cottage. Perfect for tourists that want to travel around the region, it is close to Gretna Green and is under ten miles away from Carlisle Castle.
This charming cottage is perfect for exploring Gretna Green and the surrounding areas. Includes off-road parking and a picturesque garden and patio for you to enjoy on those warm summer evenings.
There’s a lovely kitchen all kitted out with essential appliances, however for those who want a night off cooking, Gretna Green is full of amazing restaurants and cafes.Check Online Availability
Dating back to 1740, this stunning detached cottage has a natural garden that attaches to the Solway estuary, providing amazing views all the way across Blencathra.
Enjoy a bright and airy living room along with four bedrooms with various bed sizes, perfect for a family holiday! There’s also off-road parking with space for three cars.
For a perfect Gretna Green break, consider the Burnside Cottage. Recently refurbished, the cottage offers 2 bedrooms and a fitted kitchen equipped with all the appliances you’ll need for a comfortable stay.
The cottage has an enclosed and perfectly lawned garden, alongside a sitting area complete with garden furniture. Perfect for BBQ evenings in the summer!
Looking for a super chic and stylish holiday cottage? Start your Gretna Green holiday at Ancrum House. This cottage boasts a large kitchen and dining room that has bi-folding doors leading out to a large, enclosed and beautifully kept garden.
The large family bathroom features a generously sized walk-in shower, luxurious underfloor heating and even an additional child-height sink!
There’s also an extra living room which could act as the children’s play/entertainment room! This luxury home has everything you need for a wonderful break in Gretna Green.Check Online Availability