Burren Perfumery, Carran

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Engage your senses at Burren Perfumery, Ireland's oldest perfumery and soap-making center, set in a floral valley in Burren. This company has been family-owned and -operated since it opened in the 1970s. Since then, the staff has been making homemade perfumes, creams, balms, and soaps using organic ingredients. Visit this perfumery, view its audio-visual display, wander through the gardens, and watch the staff creating small-batch, handmade products in the workshop. The tearoom offers all-natural food and drinks. Before you head to Carran, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Carran vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Carran has to offer, including Burren Perfumery.
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  • August 16, 2017
    So welcoming, staff loads of time to explain everything without a hard sell and free talks from the herbologist and tour of the garden, so informative, wonderful tea room too, exudes quality. Well wor...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    Never been on a guided tour of a garden and be encouraged to take a sample so that you can experience the fragrance of herbs, flowers and plants. This is a botanist and gardeners delight. Tour guide w...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Came on a dull weekday in August with three kids 11, 13,14. Landed at 11.50 and went around the lovely herb garden, back at the shop, the first tour was at 12 - free! The lovely lady went through the ...  more »
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  • June 26, 2017
    We didn't plan on stopping here, but were pleasantly surprised when we stumbled upon this lovely perfumery. The staff were incredibly kind and the products amazing. I'm happy to be able to take home a little piece of The Burren in the form of their fragrances.
  • June 3, 2017
    You must go here if you are anywhere in the area. The ride thru the Burren alone is worth the trip. Stock up on gifts; soap, candles, balms and of course perfumes. The free tour is very informative.
  • June 17, 2017
    Amazing place worth the visit if your seeing the cliffs of mother they are so friendly here and really have a knowledge and love for the products.
  • April 13, 2017
    This is a hidden gem. The folks were lovely. They offer a short video about the Burren. There was a tea room with their local teas and an outdoor garden to walk through which was not in bloom yet. They offer samples of their products and the essential oils are amazing. I went home with the bergamot oil and woods parfume. They have the most unique seasonal perfumes. I will return!
  • July 8, 2017
    Lovely setting, with an eco approach and a feast for the senses. Intetesting place, well worth a visit.

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