Wedding Blog

Jun 2011

Special memento of their wedding day

A Grooms mother was looking for a special memento of their wedding day for her son and his new wife but hadn't been able to find anything suitable.

I suggested she had a look at the gifts in the display cabinets in our gift shop in the reception area - the crystal glasses engraved with the Mill Wheel and The Forge were perfect!

We are often asked which item of stock is our best seller. The horseshoes and confetti are always popular, but closely followed by the paracetamol and Alka-Seltzer. (The next morning)!!!!!


Jun 2011

Good things come in small packages !

It's always been claimed that good things come in small packages and here's the photo that proves it!

One of our wedding cake suppliers has chosen this dinky little car as an environmentally-friendly way to make their deliveries and it's become a regular visitor to The Mill Forge.

Whilst it probably couldn't transport a cake of recent 'royal' proportions, it's just the right size for traditional three tier wedding cakes, single tier chocolate cakes, individual cup cakes - or anything else the bride and groom may desire.

So, if you would like a little inspiration or assistance ...

Jun 2011

Words of wisdom

Words of wisdom read out at one of our religious wedding ceremonies today.

Captain Corelli's Mandalin By Louis de Bernieres

Love is a temporary madness,
it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides.
And when it subsides you have to make a decision.
You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together
that it is inconceivable that you should ever part.
Because this is what love is.
Love is not breathlessness,
it is not excitement,
it is not the promulgation of eternal passion.
That is just being "in love" ...

Jun 2011

The Mill Forge, Gretna Green Receives Award!

We are delighted to announce that we received an award from TripAdvisor the well known hotel review website.

We were awarded a Certificate of Excellence for the many positive reviews our customers have left on their website.

We would like to extend our thanks to all the people who left these wonderful reviews of their experience at The Mill Forge. We cannot put into words how pleased we are with this recognition. Every member of staff has played their part and we are all cock-a-hoop to receive such a prestigious award.

All we need to do ...