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Burren Perfumery

Off of R480 (into Carran) | Fahee North, Carran, Ireland
+353 65 708 9102
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So welcoming, staff loads of time to explain everything without a hard sell and free talks from the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
5inthefamily05
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Brussels, Belgium
Fragrances to delight the senses

Never been on a guided tour of a garden and be encouraged to take a sample so that you can... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brian D
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Free Admission. Open daily all year. Working factory. Free Film. Gardens. Shop. The Burren Perfumery is located in the heart of the Burren in County Clare and is Ireland's longest-established perfume house. Since opening its doors 43 years ago, the Perfumery has drawn inspiration from the flora and beauty of the Burren landscape to create its signature scents, which are hand-blended and bottled on the Perfumery's premises. Today, the Burren Perfumery creates its artisan range, which includes hand-crafted soaps, certified organic creams and candles, using the very best natural and organic ingredients sourced from all around the world. Visitors are welcome to come along and experience the Burren Perfumery first-hand. A busy working factory, visitors are welcome free-of-charge and all-year-round to check out its home and hub in Carron, County Clare. Open from 9am to 7pm in the Summer and from 10am to 5pm in the Winter, visitors can observe the Perfumery team members as they go about their daily work in the Manufacturing Workshops and browse the Perfumery's products and offerings in its Gift Shop. For visitors interested in gaining some insight into just how special and spectacular the Burren's natural offerings are, a beautiful, locally-shot short film (free of charge) featuring the unique local flora and landscape of the Burren truly sets the scene. The Perfumery's Tea Rooms, which are open Summer-long, offer an opportunity to relax and unwind over a selection of freshly baked organic cakes, garden soups, tea, herbal teas and coffee, while visitors can also meander through and enjoy the Perfumery's organic show Garden.
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Off of R480 (into Carran) | Fahee North, Carran, Ireland
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+353 65 708 9102
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 worth the effort to find it and excellent products on sale

Thank 5inthefamily05
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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 works daily with all of these plants and...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 whole process from picking the...More

Thank pucfada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Burren Perfumery is an absolute gem; hard to find so follow the signs on local roads approaching the Burren National Park very carefully. The Perfumery manufactures high-quality perfume, soaps and related products on sight. There's a lovely little garden to enjoy, but perhaps most...More

Thank Kelvin E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came Monday for a visit. Found the shop itself to be pricey. The tea room was really lovely and the scone with jam was amazing. Best jam I've had in years! Worth a visit if you are driving past.

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked some of the fragrances but it was early in our trip and we didn't buy anything. Unfortunately we never found anything else as good and regret not purchasing during our visit. There is also an absolutely lovely garden - worth walking through...More

1  Thank arthurstewart2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After getting a recommendation in a pub in Doolin we had a lovely visit here. The perfume products are made on site and are fabulous quality. There are also herbs gardens and little walks and a lovely tea room with home baking.

1  Thank duv_9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived a little too late in the day following our visit to the cliffs. I would recommend starting earlier as it is a long drive through the burren. Their products were lovely and there is a lot to see and learn. They have a...More

Thank Peronna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on our way to Cliffs of Moher. What a lovely little place. If you are into perfume, scents, organic and gardening - you will love this place. The scents are great - the "Summer" scent was my favorite. Organic lavender - had...More

2  Thank Moof311
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Homemade perfumes and scents, lovely pots and potions. It's quite remote but well signed and so worth a visit. My wife loved the samples and I loved the beautiful garden. A good visit whether it's wet or dry but you need a car to get...More

1  Thank Jeff W
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Response from MsRiley | Reviewed this property |
We only had cake which was gorgeous, but others meals looked v good. It is home made, locally produced and therefore a bit more expensive than standard pub/cafe fare, but worth every penny IMO.
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