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Posted by Becky

Due to open on the 31st March, Chocolate – York’s Sweet Story is the perfect day out for the whole family. Set in the heart of York city centre York’s Sweet Story celebrates the city’s close connection to the manufacture and production of chocolate and offers a fascinating insight into the heritage that it has left behind.

York is renowned for its chocolate connection, with Terry’s, Rowntree’s and Nestle all calling it home. The Terry’s chocolate factory was closed in 2005 but its history dates back to the 1800s while Rowntree’s was founded in York in 1862 and taken over by the Nestle company in 1988. The Rowntree’s brand is still used to date on products such as Fruit Pastilles, Randoms and Fruit Gums and the Terry’s name remains on the famous Terry’s Chocolate Orange.

If you are a chocolate lover then York is a fantastic destination for your next short break. With a host of history to explore, stories to discover and a fantastic chocolate bar serving the best hot Chocolate, York’s Sweet Story has it all.

Set in Kings Square close to the Shambles and just a short walk from the Minster, Chocolate – York’s Sweet Story is within easy reach of a great range of York hotels.

For your chance to win a family ticket to Chocolate – York’s Sweet Story simply complete our short questionnaire and you will be entered into the draw. The competition closes on the 30th March so get your entries in quick!

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