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"Why Get married in Gretna Green?"
Gretna Green is one of the world's most famous wedding venues, conjuring up stories of romance, scandals, and illicit trysts. For 250 years, thousands of young lovers have made for Gretna Green, where they can wed in a hurry under Scotland's lenient marriage laws.
Countless stories recall lovers arriving in Gretna Green after days on the road, with an angry father in hot pursuit, who is trying to intercept the couple before the marriage can take place. No place in the world can claim such a rich wedding history: one of the oldest marriage certificate’s is dated 11th June 1772; making Las Vegas, and Niagara Falls look like modern interlopers.
The rush to Gretna Green continues to this day. Over 4,000 couples marry in Gretna Green annually - about 13 per cent of all weddings performed in Scotland.
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Well, we did it! We were married in Gretna Green on May 20th! Everything turned out beautifullly!