The Carriage House is nestled among the elegant English inspired gardens of Rockwood Park. The gardens offer an alluring and picturesque backdrop for your ceremony with four different locations to choose from. The 18,000 square foot, 150 year old, Carriage House possesses a sophisticated rustic charm. It boasts a reception room with exposed stone walls and original barn doors, an immense bridal suite, an indoor ceremony space, and a separate space for cocktail hour.
Designed by English architect George Williams, Rockwood was completed in 1854. It was built as a retirement home for Joseph Shipley, a Wilmington native who made his fortune as a banker in England. The property possesses sprawling vistas, open lawns and abundant gardens.