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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.

Visit The Little Chocolate Shop in Leyburn and experience the whole fascinating process of seeing chocolate being tempered and moulded, filled and decorated in the factory, then pick up some delicious treats in the shop. Open Monday to Saturday, its great fun for all the family.

Take a trip to the picturesque village of Haworth and make sure you stop at …and Chocolate. With a delicious selection of sweet treats available you will be spoilt for choice - try their salted toffee and coconut truffles, they’re delicious!

A traditional sweet shop in the heart of East Yorkshire, Weighton’s Sweet Treats in Market Weighton have all sorts of sweet treats available. With over 500 different varieties of sweets to choose from, they also create fantastic bespoke gift packages.

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.

Satisfy your chocolate cravings with a trip to Amelia’s Chocolate in Scarborough. From marvellous marshmallow lollies to crunchy cinder toffee dipped in real Belgian chocolate, Amelia’s Chocolate has something for everyone. You can even go along to a chocolate workshop and learn how to make some tasty chocolate treats of your own.

This article comes from our 2016 Spring Guide