Autumn/Spring Season

From around mid September to the following mid May each year, Kerdiffstown welcomes many different types of groups to enjoy the relaxed residential experience or day visit to our centre.

Here are just some.

  • The tranquil location and surroundings are ideally suited to any group or organisation wishing to plan quiet retreats or residential well-being programmes.
  • We are the perfect location for local and travelling international sport clubs and youth organisations.
  • Weddings. We have all the facilities under one roof for the ‘all-in-one’ wedding day with on-site chapel, dining hall, entertainment hall, accommodations and picturesque grounds.
  • Family celebrations. We can cater for family gatherings of all sizes for that special anniversary, birthday, christening, etc.
  • Schools/colleges /university retreats.
  • Other charitable organisations. We pride ourselves in partnering with other charities in providing the essential hospitality to suit specific needs, as well as programmatic engagement with the group where possible and appropriate.
  • Corporate events and away days and conferences. We are the perfect venue for local and national businesses of all sizes looking for a get-away location for team building activities, general meetings, product launches, etc.
  • Christmas parties. Each December we host a number of Christmas parties including a 4-course meal, live entertainment, overnight accommodation and a cooked breakfast the following morning.
  • Our Christmas Fair. Usually on the 3rd Sunday of November, we open the centre to the general public with a warm festive welcome for our annual fundraiser. We provide an extensive Christmas Market, live entertainment, hot food, the Wheel of Fortune, of course Santa Claus, and much, much more.

How to Book

For all booking enquiries, please contact the centre on (045) 866 337 or mobile 087 229 2545. You can also email your enquiry to
We will discuss your enquiry, looking at our availability and quote some outline costs.
From there, we will send you out a booking form to complete along with our Terms and Conditions. On receipt of the completed form and deposit paid, your booking is confirmed. We will then contact you closer to the date of your event to firm up specific details and logistics, ensuring things go without a hitch.


Our beautiful centre dates back to the 15th Century & is set on a 30-acre estate of fine Kildare park-land just 20kms from Dublin, outside the historical town of Naas. Find our contact details & where we are located.


Charting the story of the House, the estate, the Kerdiff family, subsequent owners, the Dominicans right through to SVP involvement.


The SVP Summer

Information on the core work of the SVP through the Summer season, how it benefits, complements visitation work, what activities, entertainments we provide, a break-down of a typical week, etc., how to apply.

Magic Moments

Tales of Kerdiffstown – feedback, anecdotes, testimonies from past guests, stewards, volunteers, Conference, staff on the uniqueness and magic of Kerdiffstown.


Fundraising ideas, targets for particular items to donate to – e.g. activities equipment, statues, facilities improvements, etc.



Ways to get involved (stewarding, house volunteers – hospitality/admin support, Corporate Social Responsibility)