The Borders Finest choice for all weddings in South Scotland & Cumbria

Weddings with a touch of class this winter

Friesian Horese are regarded as the finest Carriage Horses in the world - nothing pulls a carriage better, further or with more grace.

* Making Wedding dreams magical, is what we do *

* We can make your dream magical too *

* We won't be beaten on price * Like for like

* Premier Horse Carriage Service for Gretna Green *

* Check that your Wedding Coordinator has booked us *

* Gretna Greens tradition at it's finest * 

Classic Victoria Carriage

Tartan Carriages Landau

* Our Horses are fully Registered pure bred Friesian horses from Holland.

 Flowing feathers, we have 10 colours to choose from.



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.


 Our Carriages -

Classic Victoria Carriage From 200  -  Gretna Green Bookings


Glass Landau Carriage From 250 - Gretna Green Bookings


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

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.

80 Gretna Green Bookings

From 120 all other areas

* Don't book with any Wedding companies till you check with us.*


* Gretna Green is Scotland's Finest Wedding Venue.

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

* Tartan Carriages continue to keep that tradition alive.

About Us - 
* We have Over 32 years Carriage Drivingexperience.* Fully insured.

Our Personal touch -

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

* Thirsty? - Champagne and soft drinks available, 

* Doves - Doves can be arranged to order.

* Piper - Recommendations come highly.

* Heated Carriage - Our Carriages are heated for you in the winter, it's good to take the chill off your journey.

* Choice - We are proud to offer a choice of carriages

* 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 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 and Biggar.
North East to -
Melrose Jedburgh and Selkirk areas.
West to - 
Stranraer, Newton Stewart, Kirkcudbright, Castle douglas & Dalbeattie areas.
East to -
Appleby, Newcastle, Gateshead.
South to -
Penrith, Keswick, kendal, Whitehaven, Workington & The Lake District.

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


Tartan Carriages - Where quality matters.

01461 203562 or 07972282661



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