Celebrate Easter with York’s Chocolate Story

Easter and chocolate have long been associated, this Easter (28 March – 13 April), visitors to York’s Chocolate Story can find out why on exclusive themed tours. Uncover why certain children in York were once lucky enough to enjoy solid chocolate eggs and discover how the attraction’s expert chocolatiers recreate ornate Easter eggs up to 3 ft tall.

York is the UK’s home of chocolate and York brands such as Rowntree’s, Terry’s and Cravens have an illustrious history in the City creating some of Easter’s most famous confectionary.

Guests can also satisfy their sweet tooth in the attraction’s decadent shop, which will be stocked with handmade Easter eggs in all shapes, sizes and even characters - perfect for an Easter gift with a personal touch. Meanwhile, little ones can embark on an Easter egg hunt as an added extra to the tour.

Nikki Jacobs, General Manager of York’s Chocolate Story comments:

“We’re celebrating all things chocolate this Easter break, after all, you can’t have Easter without chocolate! We hope you will join us in celebrating the sweetest of holidays on our special tour and Easter egg hunt.”

At York’s Chocolate Story, guests can discover the stories behind the greatest names in chocolate, unwrap the secrets of chocolate making, and even learn the art of the chocolatier. A fully guided tour and three floors of interactive exploration take visitors on a journey through the city where chocolate made history.

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Notes to Editors:

York's Chocolate Story, located in the heart of York, is an entertaining and informative guided tour through the history of York's most famous chocolate-making families and their finest creations. You'll discover chocolate's origins, how to make it, how to taste it like an expert and even the sustainable future of chocolate.

The journey begins thousands of years ago in the rainforests of Central America and continues through the history of chocolate’s founding families and the fascinating facts behind their finest creations. Visitors can learn how a simple cocoa bean is transformed into the finest chocolate, and take a look at the history of York’s most iconic chocolate brands. Then master the secrets of the chocolatier, as you create hand-made chocolates for yourself, before seeing how the experts do it.

We advise booking your tour online in advance at www.yorkschocolatestory.com

Opening Times:

  • The attraction is open daily from 10am – 6pm (last tour is at 5pm).

  • Closed on 25th December, 26th December and 1st January.

    Admission prices:

  • Adult £10.50

  • Concession £9.50

  • Child £8.50

  • Family of four £32.50

  • Family of five £39.50

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    About Continuum Attractions:

  • Continuum Attractions lead the way in creating immersive and cultural heritage experiences that engage visitors with fascinating stories, brought to life in unforgettable and imaginative ways.

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  • The Canterbury Tales, Canterbury

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  • York's Chocolate Story, York

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