Throughout April, York's Chocolate Story have got you covered with a host of fun activities, including masterclasses, guided tours and a visit from the Easter Bunny itself!
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 creation. 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 facinating 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.
Easter Tours (13th to 28th April)
The attraction's award-winning guided tour has been given a seasonal makeover, so you can really discover chocolate this Easter. Ever wondered why York is the chocolate Home of Easter? Look no further, this year our award-winning guided tour will explore the secrets behind chocolate and Easter. Take a fully interactive journey, unearthing fascinating chocolatey facts along the way. Find out why factory workers used to make solid chocolate eggs; learn just how much chocolate we consume at Easter and discover why York is the perfect place for a chocolate covered Easter.
The Easter Bunny's Chocolate Egg Hunt (15th to 22nd April)
The Easter Bunny is visiting York for an incredible Easter egg hunt experience. Children will join the Bunny in amazing games and meet colourful characters as they work to find the missing chocolate eggs. Led by costumed characters and starting outside the attraction in King's Square, before moving to the beautiful surroundings of the Merchant Adventurers' Hall, this is the perfect way for families to get into the Easter Spirit.
Chocolate Egg Masterclass and Tour (13th to 21st April)
Guests can get hands on with a luxery Chocolate Egg Decorating Masterclass, exclusively run by one of the attraction's professional chocolatiers; craft stunnin Easter products while sampling some of the finest chocolate in the world. By the end of the evening, guest will have some incredible personalised Easter eggs to take home and share (or not share!).
For the ultimate Easter experience, visit York's Chocolate Story in April.
For more information visit yorkschocolatestory.com/easter
Easter Tour Admission Adult - £12.95 Concession - £11.95 Child - £10.50 Family of four - £41.95 Family of five - £49.95 Children under 4 - FREE Easter Bunny's Easter Egg Hunt Admission Adult - £5.95 Child - £9.95 Family of four - £27.95 Chocolate Egg Decorating Masterclass £19.95 per person
Open daily from 10am to 5/6pm (last tour is at 4/5pm - please see website for specific dates and times)
King's Square, YO1 7LD