All of our guests comment on how amazing the venue was and that they had all had a wonderful day.Claudius Strehle raised a family of nine in this four-room cottage with no hallway, and garret.Many places in and around the small village of Gretna Green can lay claim to being marriage venues, but Gretna Hall was the first official stop in Scotland for travelling stagecoaches and private carriages which made it the first choice for a "Blacksmith's Wedding", a hastily performed ceremony according to the Laws of Scotland.Built in 1710, the historic Blacksmiths shop is steeped in the traditions of Gretna Green and houses Gretna Hall's marriage records dating back to the early 1700's.David and Paula Hemsley got married yesterday over the anvil, dressed in their traditional Pearly attire - but had to obtain special permission to marry outside of London.After reciting their vows the couple exchanged pearly buttons instead of rings, in-keeping with their culture.Louisiana is known its abundant magnolias and Black People is here to bring their Black Singles together.
Marry over the famous blacksmiths anvil in the candlelit Blacksmiths shop and join countless thousands of couples who for over 250 years, have been running away to Gretna Green.
Although the "Pearlies" are familiar faces in London, many people in other parts of the country have never heard of them.
The title is inherited and each borough of London originally had one Pearly king and queen, although not all now do.
Gretna Green has seen its fair share of unique weddings since the mid-1700s, but history has been made as the world-famous wedding venue hosted a Royal marriage.
This couple, though, aren't related to Queen Elizabeth II: they have their own Royal lineage and are known officially as the Pearly King and Queen of Harrow.