York’s Chocolate Story

York’s Chocolate Story

York’s Chocolate Story, located in the heart of York, offers educational groups an entertaining and informative guided tour through the history of York’s most famous chocolate-making families and their finest creations.

York’s Chocolate Story

Educational Visits To York’s Chocolate Story

School trips to York’s Chocolate Story are both educational and fun and bring the new National Curriculum to life in unexpected ways!  Children can discover chocolate’s origins, how to make it, how to taste it like an expert and even explore the sustainable future of chocolate. From the origins of cocoa to the household names of Rowntree’s, Terry’s and Craven’s, groups can uncover a host of surprising secrets and fascinating facts behind York’s greatest chocolate products, from the Chocolate Orange to the globally famous Kit Kat.

Groups can now enhance an educational visit with one of our curriculum based science, literacy, history or design based workshops, allowing primary schools to enjoy a wonderful hands-on learning experience.  For more details of how our chocolate workshops can meet with your curriculum needs or for free teaching resources, please contact our Reservations team directly. There’s so much for you to enjoy and discover at York’s Chocolate Story in the UK’s home of chocolate!

As accredited Quality Badge holders and winners of a British Youth Travel Award, why not leave your school trip in the capable hands of York’s Chocolate Story? To find out more about our deliciously different approach to learning outside of the classroom, contact our friendly team today.  We look forward to welcoming you back in 2021!

Contact the Educational Visits UK team to help plan your next school trip.



Accessible by Public Transport, Disabled Access, Disabled Toilets, Off Site Parking,


Cater for Educational Groups, Coach Parties Welcome, Groups Welcome, Pre visit Available, Risk Assessment Available,


Cafe, Shop, Toilets,






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    Opening Hours

    Open daily 10am – 6.00pm (the last tour is at 5pm).


    UK School Groups – Tour only £5.50p/p
    UK School Groups – Tour & Workshop £10.75p/p

    These prices are only valid for term times only.


    King’s Square, Top of the Shambles, YO1 7LD

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