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Glendalough Hermitage

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Original plans to stay at the Hermitage in November 2014 fell through, and I was very pleased that Sr. Margaret was able to accommodate me this September 2017. A beautiful drive from County Mayo in Western Ireland brought me through back roads to the Glendelough...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

I spent twelve of the best days of my life at the Glendalough Hermitage Centre. There are five separate units, each equipped with everything one would need for a silent personal retreat. The grounds are beautiful and well kept. The parish church, St Kevin's, is...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The history here dates back over a 1000 years. Vikings, Norse, English, and the explanation of all. The celtic history as well as the introduction of Christianity all explained. The round towers and St.Kevins kitchen plus the lake that looks like a smaller version of...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love Glendalough. This is my special place, I can't help but get a feel of serenity when I am walking through this beautiful wonder. It doesn't need gimics to attract people to it. Just setting your sites on the stunning views of vast...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The Hermitage welcomes everyone with respect regardless of faith and spiritual beliefs. Having dealt with Sr Margaret with bookings through to arrival, she was most helpful and lovely. She came to our cottage and greeted us personally. She suggested we retreat to the ruins at...More

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Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Vale of Glendalough > Laragh
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Glendalough Hermitage Laragh, Vale Of Glendalough, Ireland
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Response from Wallrabenstein |
Hi, I've just spent 2 days at the Hermitage - fantastic! There is the "St. Kevin's bus" from St. Stephens Green North side (very central) directly to Glendalough at 11.30 every day. They even let you hop out at the Hermitage... More
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