What's on in Gretna, Dumfriesshire
Local Tourist Guide
Welcome to Gretna in the beautiful county of Dumfriesshire. Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Gretna - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.
Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Gretna to suit all the family, whatever the weather.
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Discover museums, art galleries, historic houses, castles, attractions, theme parks and much more in and around Gretna to keep both parents and children amused and entertained whatever the British weather decides to throw at you!
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Handy Local Guide
Taxis in Gretna
If you're out on the tiles in Gretna then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in Gretna will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of Gretna.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in Gretna (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in Gretna for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in Gretna for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
Premier Inn Carlisle (M6 Junction 44)Carlisle
Rooms from £48.00
Angus Hotel & Almonds RestaurantCarlisle
Rooms from £50.00
Crown & MitreCarlisle
Rooms from £78.00
Wallfoot Hotel And RestaurantScotby
Rooms from £40.00
Rooms from £44.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|911911 performs live at Carlisle Sands Centre in Carlisle, Cumbria on Sunday, 16 March 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for 911 at Carlisle Sands Centre now.…||16 Mar 2014Carlisle Sands CentreCarlisleMiscellaneous|
|The SelecterThe Selecter appears live in Carlisle, Cumbria at The Brickyard on Friday, 28 March 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Selecter at The Brickyard, see the list of tickets available for The Selecter.…||28 Mar 2014The BrickyardCarlisleMiscellaneous|
|The Selecter + TalismanIconic Ska Legends, The Selecter have announced that they will celebrate their 35th anniversary with an extensive 26-date UK tour in February, March and April 2014, performing their seminal debut album ‘Too Much Pressu…||28 Mar 2014The BrickyardCarlisleMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Sarah MillicanSarah Millican appears live in Carlisle, Cumbria at Carlisle Sands Centre on Wednesday, 02 April 2014. For ticket prices to watch Sarah Millican at Carlisle Sands Centre, see the list of tickets available for Sarah Mill…||2 Apr 2014Carlisle Sands CentreCarlisleMiscellaneous|
|Sarah Millican Home BirdSarah Millican Home Bird will be performing live Comedy at Carlisle Sands Centre on the Wednesday, 02 April 2014 in Carlisle, Cumbria. Buy tickets for Sarah Millican Home Bird online.…||2 Apr 2014Carlisle Sands CentreCarlisleTheatre & Performing Arts|
|The Bootleg BeatlesThe Bootleg Beatles appears live in Carlisle, Cumbria at Carlisle Sands Centre on Friday, 04 April 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Bootleg Beatles at Carlisle Sands Centre, see the list of tickets available for The…||4 Apr 2014Carlisle Sands CentreCarlisleMiscellaneous|
|Professor GreenProfessor Green at Sands Centre live on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 in Carlisle, Cumbria. For tickets to see Professor Green at Sands Centre, see the list of ticket prices.…||13 May 2014Sands CentreCarlisleMiscellaneous|
|Jon RichardsonJon Richardson appears live in Carlisle, Cumbria at Carlisle Sands Centre on Friday, 23 May 2014. For ticket prices to watch Jon Richardson at Carlisle Sands Centre, see the list of tickets available for Jon Richardson.…||23 May 2014Carlisle Sands CentreCarlisleMiscellaneous|
|Kaiser ChiefsKaiser Chiefs at Carlisle Racecourse live on Saturday, 05 July 2014 in Carlisle, Cumbria. For tickets to see Kaiser Chiefs at Carlisle Racecourse, see the list of ticket prices.…||5 Jul 2014Carlisle RacecourseCarlisleMiscellaneous|
|Jessie JJessie J performs live at Carlisle Racecourse in Carlisle, Cumbria on Sunday, 27 July 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Jessie J at Carlisle Racecourse now.…||27 Jul 2014Carlisle RacecourseCarlisleMiscellaneous|
|Jimmy CarrJimmy Carr will be performing live Comedy at Sands Centre on the Saturday, 06 September 2014 in Carlisle, Cumbria. Buy tickets for Jimmy Carr online.…||6 Sep 2014Sands CentreCarlisleTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Jimmy Carr Funny BusinessJimmy Carr Funny Business performs live at Carlisle Sands Centre in Carlisle, Cumbria on Saturday, 06 September 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Carlisle Sands Centre now.…||6 Sep 2014Carlisle Sands CentreCarlisleMiscellaneous|
|Kids In Glass HousesKids In Glass Houses at The Brickyard live on Friday, 17 October 2014 in Carlisle, Cumbria. For tickets to see Kids In Glass Houses at The Brickyard, see the list of ticket prices.…||17 Oct 2014The BrickyardCarlisleMiscellaneous|
|Paul HollywoodPaul Hollywood performs live at Carlisle Sands Centre in Carlisle, Cumbria on Saturday, 22 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Paul Hollywood at Carlisle Sands Centre now.…||22 Nov 2014Carlisle Sands CentreCarlisleMiscellaneous|
|Ross NobleRoss Noble performs live at Carlisle Sands Centre in Carlisle, Cumbria on Sunday, 23 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Ross Noble at Carlisle Sands Centre now.…||23 Nov 2014Carlisle Sands CentreCarlisleMiscellaneous|
|Ross Noble TangentlemanRoss Noble Tangentleman at Carlisle Sands Centre live (Comedy) on Sunday, 23 November 2014 in Carlisle, Cumbria. To compare ticket prices for the Ross Noble Tangentleman event at Carlisle Sands Centre, see the list of t…||23 Nov 2014Carlisle Sands CentreCarlisleTheatre & Performing Arts|
Easter in Gretna
Easter activities in Gretna
Enjoy a fun-filled family Easter holiday with our list of events taking place over the Bank Holiday Easter weekend in Gretna.
Wedding fairs in Gretna
Get married in style by visiting wedding fairs in Gretna. From the bride's dress, to the wedding cake, venues and photographers, plan your special day with our list of local wedding exhibitions.