The Borders Finest Horse and carriage service for all weddings in South Scotland, Dumfriesshire, Carlisle & Cumbria


* Based in Gretna Green Scotland's Finest Wedding Venue.


* Since 1754 runnaway couples & lovers have been eloping across the Scottish Border in traditional horse drawn carriage's.

* We
passionately continue to keep that tradition alive.


Royal Friesian Horese are regarded as the finest Carriage Horses in the world - nothing pulls a carriage better, further or with more grace. They are stunning to ride, gracefull and kind.




* Making Wedding dreams magical, is what we do *

* We can make your dream magical too *


* Premier Horse Carriage Service for Gretna Green - why have a car? *

* If booking with a Gretna booking agent/Hotel We can carry out your transport requirements *


 * Prices start from as little as 250 *

Classic Victoria Carriage

Tartan Carriages Landau











* Bringing Family's together *



 * Our Glass Landau is the Premmier of Carriages, Nothing compares to its beauty and style. 

  * Romance is our passion *


Mercedes Pick up service only available with the carriage

Why not use our Mercedes Wedding Car Pick up service for the Bridesmaids or to shorten any distance to bring you to the carriage from far away hotels or Country houses.


70 Gretna Green Bookings

From 100 all other areas, please call for a quote


 About Us - kerrie_and_hobocloseupb
* We have Over 34 years Carriage Driving experience.
* Fully insured.


Our Personal touch -

* Feathers with many colours to choose from we know you will enjoy that personal touch. 

* Thirsty - Champagne 25 and soft drinks 5, 

* Doves - Doves can be arranged to order 50.

* Piper - Recommendations come highly 60.

* Choice - We are proud to offer a choice of carriages, jun till August.


* Children -  Only Tartan Carriages have a Carriage with doors allowing protection for young children. We understand the pressure with small Children & infants, As parents ourselves we fully understand that your children's safety comes first. 




Gretna Weddings Package Bookings - 

* We are sometimes booked with the Wedding Bureau's in the Area. 

* If you are thinking of booking with a any Wedding company and would like the saftey and stunning quality of Tartan Carriages to be part of your special day, then ask for Tartan Carriages to be your chosen supplier. 

*The Wedding teams will contact us on your behalf and if available - secure our services. Wedding teams, like you appreciate safety, comfort and value. 

We specialise at the following Gretna green Venues. 

  - The World Famous Blacksmiths,

  - Smiths Hotel,

 - Gretna Hall Blacksmiths Cottage & Linton Room,

 - Gretna Old Parish Church. 

 - Mill forge at kirkpatrick Flemming.


 - Anvil Hall, Gretna Registry Office & Gretna Church,

 - Gables Hotel, Chase  Hotel & Garden House Hotel,




We also travel 

Dumfries -
Dumfries, Lockerbie, Lochmaben, Thornhill. Penpont, Dunscore, Tynron & Moniaive

Carlisle - Carlisle, Brampton, Longtown, Gilsland & Wigton areas. 

North to -
Glasgow, Kilmarnock, Edinburgh, Moffat, Gala and Biggar areas.
North East to -
Melrose Jedburgh and Selkirk areas.
West to - 
Stranraer, Newton Stewart, Kirkcudbright, Castle douglas & Dalbeattie areas.
East to -
Appleby, Newcastle, Gateshead areas.
South to -
Penrith, Keswick, kendal, Whitehaven, Workington & The Lake District, Barrow in Furness.

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With over 1600 pictures and messages - you will adore our horses


To celebrate Gretna Green's History within Scotland we were very proud to have been chosen

as the perfect - "or may we say" the only way to carry the Commonwealth Baton. We with locally born British Actress Ashley Jensen started off the Dumfries & Galloway section of the Baton Relay, Ashley is an actress that has starred in many Hollywood films, UK TVs Agetha Raisin & more notably US Show Ugly Betty.

  Tartan Carriages - Where quality matters.

01461 203562 or 07972282661



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