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Delicious Easter

Easter is synonymous with indulging in sweet treats and Yorkshire is home to some of the most amazing offerings of sweet treats in the whole of the UK.

TREAT YOURSELF TO SOMETHING SWEET

Yorkshire is awash with confectioners selling all kinds of delicious sweet treats, guaranteed to help you find the perfect Easter gifts for families and friends.

Discover the history of chocolate at York’s Chocolate Story. Located in the centre of York, come and find out 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.

Sharing their home with that of the Brontë's, the wonderful Pennine moorland, the preserved steam KWVR railway and so much more on the doorstep, And Chocolate of Haworth have the privilege of having a shop on the fabulous Main Street of Haworth.

Situated in the seven hills of sunny Sheffield in South Yorkshire, Cocoa Wonderland is a fantastic chocolate shop and café selling an abundance of sweet treats, many of which are locally sourced or hand made on site. They also run many daytime and evening events at the café including ‘chocolate lock ins’, as well as book and knitting clubs.

If retro is exactly what you are after, then a trip to the stunning Yorkshire Dales and The Oldest Sweet Shop in England offers a truly magical and memorable experience. This Guinness World recognised sweet shop has traded since 1827 and allows visitors the feeling of time travel as you step into the old building dating back to the 1600s with its original features.

White Rabbit Chocolatiers, est. 2004, is an artisan chocolate kitchen and shop, which crafts and sells its own luxury chocolate truffles, bars and novelties, using only the finest ingredients. It gets its name from a 14th century stone carving in St. Mary’s Church, Beverley, said to be the inspiration for the White Rabbit Character in ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’; but it gets its reputation from its experienced chocolatiers award-winning flavour combinations, and for allowing customers to become fully immersed in their very own Chocolate Wonderland.

Since July 2013, Crofts Chocolates has been one of the leading chocolate shops in Scarborough. A family-run concern, our chocolatiers use the finest Belgian chocolate to create a tempting array of treats. From fun chocolate teddy bears to bespoke liqueur chocolates, we create our chocolates to the highest standards.

Discover Sheffield’s Bullion Chocolate, an award-winning bean-to-bar chocolate maker. Their chocolate is made using small batch techniques and craftsmanship, they discover and unlock the ‘hidden gold’ in cacao: the distinct flavour nuances – terroir - that beans from carefully selected farms can produce.

Joseph Dobson and Sons, the home of the famous Yorkshire Mixture, is a fascinating story of family business, which has prospered to become one of the largest family owned confectionery business in Yorkshire. The company continues to manufacture high quality boiled sweets and lollipops to traditional recipes meeting all the challenges of a 21st century market place but also still maintaining the ‘old fashioned’ tastes and traditions of the 19th and 20th centuries.