Classic Guided Tour

Discover how chocolate made history in York! Embark on an exciting and educational guided tour about the fascinating history of chocolate.

Prepare to be amazed as you discover the origins of chocolate, learn how to make it, and taste it like a true connoisseur. Our knowledgeable tour guides will take you on a journey through York’s confectionery past and present. Explore the exotic origins of chocolate from the rainforests of Central America, then delve into the histories of York’s famous chocolate-making families. Also, their finest confectionary creations.

Experience hands-on chocolate making by crafting your very own chocolate lolly. Personalise your design with a selection of chocolate toppings and package your creation to take home. Then, watch a live demonstration from one of our chocolatiers before visiting our café and gift shop. Here, you can indulge in a range of delectable chocolate treats and delightful drinks.

Highlights of the Guided Tour include:

  • Discovering the ancient origins of chocolate and its transformation into the indulgent delight we know today through story-telling and interactive exhibits.
  • Learning about York’s famous chocolate making families and why York is therefore known a the Chocolate City. 
  • Crafting your own chocolate lolly and observing a live demonstration from our on-site  chocolatiers.

Family Tour Package

A discounted package which includes a family guided tour, delicious drinks and 4x photo booklets.
When: All day, everyday.
Price: £85 (family of 4)


This experience lasts between 1hr – 1hr 15 minutes.

Please make your tour guide aware if you have any dietary requirements.

Under 4’s tickets are free alongside a paying adult.


Daily event


Between 10am-5pm


Child from £14.40 & Adult from £16.65 BOOK NOW


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Classic Guided Tour

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