St. Brigid of Kildare

The Hermitages

Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages has three self-contained hermitages which are available for short term stay for those of you who wish to have time out for quiet reflection, rest, and/or time out for silence and prayer.

This is also an ideal setting in which to enjoy some personal space without the interruptions and distractions of the usual busyness of life or hectic lifestyle.

Each hermitage has a kitchen/living room area with solid wood stove and single en-suite bedroom. (Sofa bed in living area allows the possibility of two people sharing).

While staying at the hermitages you will be able to access the Centre and avail of the peace and tranquillity of the Brigid room and Prayer room.  You may also wish to use the Anamchara room where a variety of books are available and free wifi access.

The Centre is within walking distance of St. Brigid’s Cathedral and St. Brigid’s Parish Church. St. Brigid’s well is nearby, also the Japanese Gardens and St. Fiachra’s Gardens in the grounds of the Irish National Stud.

A space to refresh body, mind and spirit.

Booking a Hermitage

To book a Hermitage phone 045 522890 or 086 3410082 or email

Minimum stay of two nights required.

Suggested donation of €65 per night single occupancy €90 per night double occupancy.

A non-refundable deposit of €30 is required on confirmation of booking.

Payments may be made by credit card, cheque or securely through the website.

Guests may check in after 1.30pm on day of arrival and check out at 12.00 noon on day of departure.

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