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Family-Friendly Hotels in Gretna, Scotland

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Image for Greens at Gretna
£50/night
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.3/5Excellent! (314 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel, but rooms are a little dated...the bathroom was predominantly made of moulded plastic that was so old it had gone yellow...breakfast was delicious, although no hot chocolate served until after 11am (which meant no hot drink other than tea/coffee)"…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2019

Greens at Gretna
Image for Days Inn by Wyndham Gretna Green M74
3 out of 5
Free cancellation
£51/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
3.8/5Good! (537 reviews)

"Great location , good price , friendly staff. Easy parking. Few minutes from Gretna Gateway Outlet by car."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2019

Days Inn by Wyndham Gretna Green M74
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4 out of 5
Free cancellation
£66/night
5 Sep-6 Sep
4.4/5Excellent! (298 reviews)

"Good location pleasant staff, bedroom and bathroom a bit tired."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2019

Smiths at Gretna Green
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3 out of 5
Free cancellation
£61/night
2 Sep-3 Sep
3.9/5Good! (165 reviews)

"Food was very good, luckily we had good weather so we ate dinner outside. At breakfast my partner and I had to eat separately as we had 2 dogs. They did give us sausages for the dogs through!"…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2019

Solway Lodge Hotel
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3 out of 5
Free cancellation
£77/night
9 Sep-10 Sep
4.4/5Excellent! (242 reviews)

"The hotel was clean, staff were very pleasant. Would stay there again"…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2019

Gables Hotel
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£64/night
25 Aug-26 Aug
4.2/5Excellent! (33 reviews)

"Pauline, the owner was very helpful,nothing to complain about."…"

Reviewed on 6 Apr 2019

Greenlaw Guest House
Image for Gretna Hall Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellation
£60/night
31 Aug-1 Sep
3.7/5Good! (239 reviews)

"Friendly staff, very helpful on arrival and throughout stay. Premises clean and comfortable. BEST HOTEL SHOWER I've ever experienced."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2019

Gretna Hall Hotel
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3 out of 5
£71/night
18 Sep-19 Sep
3.9/5Very Good! (80 reviews)

"Very friendly staff. Great food. .clean room .comfy beds. Would defo stay there again"…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2019

Hazeldene Hotel
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Where should we stay in Gretna?

The welcoming destination of Gretna is a good choice if you've been considering a getaway with your children. The gardens and restaurants are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Arrange a flight into Carlisle (CAX), which is located 11 mi (17.8 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where to stay in Gretna, you might want to consider one of the 8 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Families on holiday have positive things to say about these places to stay:

Days Inn Gretna Green: Offers free parking, child-friendly meals and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 3-star hotel.

Gables Hotel – Offers a restaurant, free parking and free breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3-star hotel.

Smiths at Gretna Green – Features a restaurant, free parking and free full breakfast. The quiet location and breakfast options make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.

Solway Lodge Hotel – Offers a restaurant, free parking and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3-star hotel.

When should we visit Gretna?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use this information to decide when to pack up the children and head to Gretna.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 18°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February and March, with an average temperature of 0°F
  • Driest months: June, July, April and May, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: January, October, November and February, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

What should we see and do in Gretna?

While you and your family are staying in Gretna, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Clan Armstrong Centre, The Sands Centre and Tullie House Museum and Gallery. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Carlisle Guildhall and Brunton Park.

Gretna is also well-known for the:
  • Restaurants
  • Cultural attractions
  • Gardens

Getting around Gretna

If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at Gretna Green Station. Gretna might not have as many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.

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