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The Mill Forge Hotel near Gretna Green

Many couples choose a wedding venue close to home to host their special day. The Mill Forge Hotel near Gretna Green is popular with couples who live in the neighbouring towns and villages as well as those travelling from afar.

Located just 2 miles from Gretna Green, The Mill Forge is close enough to be touched by the village's romantic history, yet is still far enough away to avoid all the hustle and bustle of the tourist trade. There's easy access from the nearby M74 motorway whether you're arriving from the north or the south

With a unique ceremony venue, ensuite accommodation and reception facilities, The Mill Forge Hotel can cater for those who live nearby and tourists alike

They also have a range of fantastic value wedding packages, stunning gardens and an experienced team of wedding planners to help you organise your dream day. From your first phone call or email, right until you leave as man and wife, the wedding planners are on hand with free friendly advice on all as apects of planning your wedding at The Mill Forge

The wedding planners can be contacted seven days a week on 01461 800344 to discuss availability, our range of wedding packages or to work out a personalised quote for the wedding of your dreams

Wedding Venue Package Options

The wedding packages available at The Mill Forge Hotel have been designed to suit parties of all sizes. Whether you're planning a large affair with family and friend or are looking to elope together without anyone knowing, there is a package that's perfect for all of your needs

Wedding Planners

With combined experience spanning more than sixty years and many thousands of weddings, the team of planners at The Mill Forge Hotel have seen it all. They’re happy to offer free friendly advice on the available packages, answer all of your wedding questions and work out a personalised quote for the wedding of your dreams

Call them on 01461 800344 and put your trust in the experts

Your Ceremony

Marry by romantic candlelight in an anvil wedding ceremony conducted by a minister or a registrar

The wedding venue at The Mill Forge has a wonderfully intimate atmosphere created by soft candlelight, romantic music and its open timber roof. Once married the happy couple can take a stroll around the manicured gardens and have their pictures taken by a professional wedding photographer. You can even be accompanied by a traditional Scottish bagpiper

Your Reception

Wedding parties are welcome to dine in one of the three individual function rooms at The Mill Forge, which all offer a range of delights from our kitchen including

A variety of delicious wedding menus

A selection of mouth-watering buffets and evening snacks

A range of wines from all over the world

Your Accommodation

With thirty-three ensuite bedrooms arranged around three different courtyards, The Mill Forge hotel has rooms designed to suit all members of the wedding party. Whether you're a couple, friends or brings the kids along as well, there's a room that's right for you. Rooms include

Comfortably appointed double, twin and single bedrooms

Plush bridal suites complete with bridal treats of bubbly, chocolates, and a pair of engraved shot glasses which bear The Mill and The Forge logos

Spacious family accommodation which can sleep as many as five people

Wedding Ceremony

Choose a minister or a registrar for your Gretna Green wedding


33 comfortable ensuite bedrooms for you and your guests

Wedding Reception

Function rooms that are ideal for wedding parties large or small