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  • LITTLE VIKINGS WINNER
  • York Tourism Awards Finalist
  • York Tourism Awards Highly Commended
  • York Pass
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

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YORK PASS, YTA HIGHLY COMMENDED 2014, 2X YTA FINALIST 2015, LITTLE VIKINGS

York's CHOCOLATE Story

York's CHOCOLATE Story

York's CHOCOLATE Story

Details

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.

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. Once you've explored chocolate-making and its history, you can even shop for and indulge in chocolate to your heart's content. There's so much for you to enjoy and discover at York's Chocolate Story in the UK's home of chocolate!

Chocolate Bar Making and Decorating! Get hands on and master the secrets of the chocolatier and create their very own chocolate bar to take home. You’ll also get to see a chocolate-making demonstration from our skilled chocolatiers in our new Chocolate Kitchen.

York’s Chocolate Story also offer an array of private hire options, including the popular Chocolate Masterclass package, perfect for hen parties, staff incentive activities and evening entertainment for corporate groups.

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Educational programme to be confirmed in the coming months.

Opening details

Open daily:
10:00-18:00 (last tour 17:00)

Closed 25-26 December and 1 January.

CHOCOLATE BAR café open daily 10am - 6pm (Friday and Saturday until 9pm)

Prices

• Adult £10.50
• Concession £9.50
• Child £8.50
• Family of four £32.50
• Family of five £39.50


York residents get 1/3 off admission on Sundays

Book online today for our best prices

Contact

York's Chocolate Story

0845 4989411

Address

King's Square,
York,
YO1 7LD

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 604519  Lat: 53.95991 Long: -1.08040

We are within walking distance of all major city-centre bus routes and pay and display car parks.

Park & Ride:
With six cleverly located sites surrounding the city centre getting into York has never been easier. www.yorkparkandride.co.uk

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from York station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Educational programme to be confirmed in the coming months.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair

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