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  Roseland Cottage Gardens and Carriage House

Roseland Cottage Gardens and Carriage House

Roseland Cottage garden

Open May through October

Voted best public garden in Connecticut Magazine’s Best of Connecticut edition


Now showing Roseland Cottage Gardens and Carriage House for the 2017 season and beyond. 

Call now to schedule your visit.

Roseland Cottage offers a unique and beautiful setting for weddings and other private parties. From May through October, the flowering trees and perennial gardens are lovely for events held outside or in the Carriage House. Tents are allowed, and the lawns may also be used for games. 

The standard rental is for eight hours, which includes five hours for your event, with the balance for set-up and clean-up. However, events may be extended to fit your needs.

The rental fee includes the use of Carriage House (30' X 50’) and south lawn grounds, two handicapped accessible restrooms, kitchen facilities, the use of 100 folding chairs, eight 60” round tables and two buffet tables.

Rental Rates

May through October

Monday through Friday
$ 1,200
$ 1,800
$ 1,200

Your rental fee supports Historic New England's mission to preserve and share New England heritage. To express our thanks for your support, we offer you a complimentary one-year membership. Membership benefits include free admission to Historic New England sites, discounts on merchandise and events, and a subscription to Historic New England magazine.


60 for a seated dinner in the carriage house

90 for a cocktail reception in the carriage house

150 for a tented event


Map and directions

Directions detail: From I-395, take Exit 97. Turn onto Route 44 west; follow for one mile. Go west on Route 171 for three miles. Route 171 will merge with Route 169 north. Take Route 169 north for one and a half miles. Roseland Cottage is on the left.

From I-84, take Exit 73. Turn right onto Route 190 east. Turn right onto Route 171 east; follow for two miles. Turn left onto Route 197 east; follow for eight miles. Turn right onto Route 169 south. Travel three miles south. Roseland Cottage is on the right.

E-mail the Roseland Cottage staff or call 617-994-6671.

 Tent at Roseland Cottage