FREE ENTRY… if you’re a Terry, Rowntree, or Craven!

Is Your Name Terry, Rowntree, or Craven?

We are thrilled to announce a special promotion celebrating the iconic founding families of York’s confectionery industry. For a limited time, we’re offering FREE Guided Tour admission to anyone with the name Terry, Rowntree, or Craven.

What links the Guided Tour to the founding families?

Our Guided Tour delves into the rich history of the iconic brands that have sweetened our lives for generations! From the Chocolate Orange pioneers, Terry’s, to Fruit Pastilles creators Rowntree’s and the boiled sweet manufacturer Craven’s, there is lots to discover about York’s rich chocolate heritage. The tour also includes chocolate tasting, chocolate making and a live chocolate demonstration from our on-site chocolatiers! Find out more details about the what the Guided Tour has to offer here.

How to Claim Your Free Admission?

To secure your free admission to York’s Chocolate Story, simply walk in and head to the admissions desk. Present your photo ID, and our team will confirm your details. Once verified, we’ll book a time slot of your choice for the Guided Tour, subject to availability. It’s that easy! Terms and conditions apply; see below for details.

We can’t wait to see you!


  • Free admission for this promotion is valid from June 27th to July 11th.
  • Applies only to walk-in guests who book at the admissions desk (not valid for online tickets).
  • Valid only for standard Guided Tours. Subject to availability.
  • Photo ID must be shown to claim the free ticket with a founding family name approved by the admissions team.
  • Free admission is valid for up to two guests per booking.

The full terms and conditions are available here.


Daily event (27th Jun - 11th Jul)


Between 10am-5pm


Free Entry


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