Dumfries and Galloway
Situated in the heart of Gretna Green, 3 minutes walk from the railway station and across the road from Gretna Hall and 4 minutes walk from The World Famous Blacksmith ShopKirkcroft Guest House is a detached house built in1836 and was once used as the Post Office for Gretna Green and is now a comfortable and friendly Bed and BreakfastGretna Green is well placed for touring. It offers the Lake District to the South with all its attractions, to the west is the lovely Galloway coast travelling towards Stranraer with its Palm trees thanks to the Gulf Stream,. Also to the West is the historic town of Dumfries with its links with Rabbie Burns.
If these do not appeal there is the Scottish Borders with the town Hawick, home of the cashmere and knitwear industry. To the East is Kielder Water and forest , the largest man made lake and forest in Western Europe.We also have Golf courses in Gretna , Annan or Carlisle. Fishing on the Esk or Annan rivers.
Shopping at the Gretna Gateway, Carlisle or Dumfries.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Gretna Green area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Merkland Cross - 5 miles (Historic Church)
Burgh-by-Sands, St Michael's Church - 5.5 miles (Historic Church)
Drumburgh Castle - 6.1 miles (Historic Building)
Bowness-on-Solway, St Michael's Church - 6.8 miles (Historic Church)
Kirkbampton, St Peter's Church - 7.2 miles (Historic Church)
Kirklinton Hall - 7.2 miles (Historic House)
Kirkbride, St Bride's Church - 8.6 miles (Historic Church)
Carlisle Castle - 8.7 miles (Castle)
Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace - 8.8 miles (Historic Building)
Tullie House Museum - 8.9 miles (Museum)
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