Burren Perfumery make natural and organic cosmetics by hand in the middle of the Burren. Browse in the shop, see how the products are made, relax in the tea rooms and explore the herb garden.
The Blending Room
Organic creams and balms are made in small batches, usually 30 to 50 units at a time. Products are manufactured only as needed to ensure that the products remain as fresh as possible.
The Soap Room
Each year the Perfumery makes more than four tonnes of soap by hand. Each 100g bar is lovingly wrapped by hand. Soap’s are made using the cold process method and take about six weeks (depending on the weather) from start to finish. Soaps are made all year round.
The Herb Garden
The Herb Garden is free to visitors and open year round. The best time to visit is from May to September. Culinary herbs you will see include Thymes, Lemon Balm, Rosemary, Sage, Artichoke and others. Some cosmetic herbs are Elecampane, Bergamot, Wild Marjoram, Burdock. Medicinally, one can see Echinacea, Golden Rod, Valerian, Lungwort and Eyebright.
The Tea Rooms
The Tea Rooms serve home-made soups with freshly baked bread, selections of local cheeses and salads all made with organic vegetables from local suppliers accompanied by herbal teas from the garden and coffees from around the world. For desert a selection of organic cakes, scones and pies
Prices: Lunch €6.50 to €14.00
11am to 5pm April, May, June and Sept
11am to 6pm July and August