Yorkshire and The Humber Food & drinks

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York's Chocolate Story: Guided Tour

1. York's Chocolate Story: Guided Tour

Make your way to York’s Chocolate Story in the historic heart of York. Meet the guide and spend 1 hour and 15 minutes on an entertaining tour of the attraction. Discover the secrets of making delicious chocolate as you explore the facility’s 3 floors filled with interactive exhibitions. Join a guided tour to explore the history of chocolate, from the discovery of the cocoa bean thousands of years ago to the world famous chocolate-making families of York. Listen as your knowledgeable guide brings the process to life, and hands out the occasional taster, of course. Towards the end of your visit you’ll have a chance to make your own chocolate creation and watch a chocolatier at work, perfect for adults and children alike. At the end of the guided tour, visit the cafe and gift shop, bursting with artisan chocolate and other delicious creations.

York: Chocolate Bar Creation Workshop at the Cocoa House

2. York: Chocolate Bar Creation Workshop at the Cocoa House

York is home to the world's most famous chocolate bars and brands, and there is a lot of love here in the chocolate city for all things cocoa. Join us in our academy and learn how to create your very own chocolate bar. You will discover our cocoa origins, we will show you how to work with tempered chocolate, and you will experiment with different flavours to perfect your masterpiece! Once the bars have set, you will be able to enjoy your beautifully wrapped creations at home. During this workshop you will: Discover where cocoa comes from and its origins Learn we manufacture our chocolate here on site Try a selection of our own white, milk and dark chocolate Then work with your chosen chocolate to mould and design a chocolate bar Flavour & Decorate your chocolate bar

York: York Cocoa Works Guided Tour and Tasting

3. York: York Cocoa Works Guided Tour and Tasting

Learn how chocolate is made at York Cocoa Works with the Chocolate Manufactory Tasting Journey. During your visit, you will be show around the Chocolate Manufactory by a team of chocolate lovers who will share the secrets of cocoa and the transformation into chocolate. You will discover cocoa origins from around the world, learn the rich history of chocolate making in York before taking a peek into the manufactory and watch the chocolate being made. This session concludes with a special tasting conducted by a cocoa connoisseur, sampling chocolate crafted on site with different cocoa flavour notes and strengths to explore the full chocolate tasting experience. Following the journey, you are invited to join us in our Chocolate Cafe where you can use your ticket to enjoy further discounts across our whole product range.

Self-Guided Street Food Tour of Leeds

4. Self-Guided Street Food Tour of Leeds

Discover the best independent street food vendors in Leeds, on this self-guided food tour, with food included at every stop. Collect your tour pack from the start point and follow the map to six different venues. At each location, read the information cards in your pack to find out about the venue, and hand over the token in return for a choice of dishes. All venues are indoors so this can be done in any weather. The tour can be done any day of the week from 12pm, but you will need to pick up your food tour pack from the location in your confirmation email during their opening hours (Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm or Sunday 11am-3pm). Once collected, you can do the tour when you are ready! Each tour pack is suitable for two people, so the minimum booking number is two.

Leeds: Local Food Tour

5. Leeds: Local Food Tour

Visit six of the best independent pubs, restaurants and market stalls in Leeds, all with a focus on local and seasonal produce and with food included at every stop. Guests will meet near Leeds train station for a short introduction to the tour and each other, before setting off to the first stop, which is one of the oldest pubs in Leeds dating back to 1715. It's a short walk, stopping a couple of times for some historical facts.  From here you will visit several other restaurants, as well as a stop in Leeds Kirkgate Market, one of the largest covered markets in Europe. The tour will finish in close proximity to the train station, and guests will have the chance to ask the guide any questions they have or for recommendations of where else to eat and drink in Leeds.

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What people are saying about Yorkshire and The Humber

Definitely worth doing. The experience and knowledge that Luke had about chocolate was great! Tasting the chocolate etc was a lot of fun and getting to make your own bar was not only fun but delicious too!

Absolutely fantastic experience and great value for money. Luke was brilliant; engaging and informative. Would highly recommend and visit again when back in York

Tour was very interesting through learning the process of chocolate production and the tasting.

The experience was amazing - lots of interesting information and chocolate

Delicious experience! Fun and engaging! Loved making our own chocolate bar