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News Release - Issued by York's Chocolate Story

Dare you have a Spin of the SHOCK-olate Roulette this Halloween?

This Halloween (26th October – 1st November), York’s Chocolate Story is inviting daring guests to take part in a thrilling spook-tacular shock-olate tasting session. Visitors to the attraction can try their luck by spinning the ‘Shock-olate wheel of fortune’ to receive either a yummy tasty treat or a ghastly rotten trick chocolate!

Those lucky enough to choose a “treat” will be bestowed with delectable seasonal flavours such as toffee-apple, pumpkin spice and cinder toffee to celebrate autumn. But beware to those less fortunate as the mischievous chocolatiers have been cooking up some truly chilling “trick” treats with flavours such as brussel-sprout, stilton and even garlic (vampires beware!) sneaking their way into the demonstration kitchen.

Anyone wanting to take the mischief-making home is welcome to do so as the shock-olates will also be available for purchase in the shop. Perfect for pranking friends, family and even your boss…if you dare!

York is reported to be the most haunted city in the world as well as the birthplace of chocolate in the UK. To celebrate the attraction will be given a creepy makeover with spiders and ghosts galore while continuing to bring the past to life on fully guided tours through the history of York’s most famous chocolate-making families and their finest creations.

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Notes to Editors:

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.

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 fascinating 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.

We advise booking your tour online in advance at

Opening Times:
• The attraction is open daily from 10am – 6pm (last tour is at 5pm).
• Closed on 25th December, 26th December and 1st January.

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

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About Continuum Attractions:
• Continuum Attractions lead the way in creating immersive and cultural heritage experiences that engage visitors with fascinating stories, brought to life in unforgettable and imaginative ways.
• Continuum Attractions own, operate and manage seven cultural attractions across the UK:
o Continuum Heritage Attractions
- The Real Mary King’s Close, Edinburgh
- The Canterbury Tales, Canterbury
- Oxford Castle Unlocked, Oxford
- York's Chocolate Story, York
o Continuum Icon Attractions
- Coronation Street the Tour, Manchester
- Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth
o Continuum Explore Attractions
- Kent Life