Location and Directions

The Burren Perfumery is located in the heart of the beautiful and dramatic landscape of the Burren, in the West of Ireland. We're 2km from Carran (also signed as: Carron), in the centre of the Burren, Co. Clare. The nearest towns are Kinvara (to the North East), Ballyvaghan (to the North West), Corrofin (to the South) and Ennistymon (to the South West).

We're about a one hour drive from Galway City, an hour from Shannon Airport, 45 minutes from the Cliffs of Moher. If you're driving in Ireland for the first time, bear in mind that though the distances are short, the roads are often narrow and winding and progress can be slow.

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If you get lost on the way, please give us a call on +353 65 7089102 and we'll happily give you directions.

From Kinvarra (also: "Kinvara")

Take the N67 in the direction of Ballyvaghan for 5.9 km (3.7 miles) until you reach a junction with two left turns at the foot of a hill. Take the road up over the hill (signposted Corrofin/ Kilfenora). Continue on this road for 13.6 km (8.5 miles) until you reach a left turn (signposted Boston/ Gort) at the edge of Carran village. Take this left and continue for 1.1 km (.7 miles) until you reach another left turn (signposted with a stone pillar for the Burren Perfumery). Take this left and continue for 1.1 km (.7 miles) until you reach the entrance of the Perfumery (signposted with two stone pillars).

From Corrofin (also: "Corofin")

Take the R476 in the direction of Kilfenora for 7.6 km (4.7 miles) until you reach a right turn at Leamanagh Castle (signposted for Ballyvaghan). Turn right onto the R480. Continue for 2.4 km (14.9 miles) until you reach a right turn (signposted Carran). Turn right and continue for 5.3 km (3.3 miles) entering Carran, passing Cassidy's Pub and continuing down the hill to a right turn (signposted Boston/ Gort). Take this right and continue for 1.1 km (.7 miles) until you reach a left turn (signposted with a stone pillar for the Burren Perfumery). Take this left and continue for 1.1 km (.7 miles) until you reach the entrance of the Perfumery (signposted with two stone pillars).

From Ballyvaghan (also: "Ballyvaughan")

Take the N67 in the direction of Kinvarra for 7.1 km (4.4 miles) until you reach a right turn at Bellharbour (signposted Corrofin/ Ennis). Turn right and continue for .9 km (.6 miles) until you reach a T-junction. Turn right and continue for 9.3 km (5.8 miles) until you reach a left turn (signposted Boston/ Gort) at the edge of Carran village. Take this left and continue for 1.1 (.7 miles) km until you reach another left turn (signposted with a stone pillar for the Burren Perfumery). Take this left and continue for 1.1 km (.7 miles) until you reach the entrance of the Perfumery (signposted with two stone pillars).

If you are starting from further afield and need directions on how to get to Kinvarra, Corrofin or Ballyvaghan, AA Ireland has an excellent route planner. Note: we have used the Ordnance Survey spelling of place names. You will also see Kinvara, Corofin and Ballyvaughan on many sign posts and maps. All (well, almost all) signposts in Ireland are now in kilometres. If you use a GPS the Perfumery is located at 53° 2’ 36.5“ North 9° 2’ 44.9“ West