York’s Chocolate Story has been announced as the winner of Best UK Leisure Attraction Silver and Best UK Heritage Attraction Bronze in the prestigious 2019 British Travel Awards. 

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The announcement was made on 27th November at a glamorous Gala Awards ceremony, held in London and attended by nearly a thousand travel industry people.

York’s Chocolate Story, located in the heart of York, is an interactive, engaging and informative guided tour through the history of York’s famous confectionary families and their finest creations. You’ll discover chocolate’s origins, how to make it and how to taste it like an expert. Guests learn how a simple cocoa bean is transformed into the chocolate we know today, see the history and celebrate the heritage of York’s most iconic chocolate brands.

Stuart Wood General Manager of York’s Chocolate Story said “We are so pleased to have achieved such prestigious awards for our attraction. The whole team work so hard to deliver a great experience and to have this great achievement recognised by the British Travel Awards is fantastic.

British Travel Awards’ Chief Executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “York’s Chocolate Story is to be congratulated on winning Best UK Leisure Attraction Silver and Best UK Heritage Attraction Bronze. Competition was particularly strong this year but ultimately it is the travelling public who decide the winners by voting for the travel companies they consider the best in the business. The British Travel Awards is the largest consumer awards programme in the UK and to win is truly an accolade.

The British Travel Awards is a proudly independent organisation, votes are verified by leading global business practitioners Deloitte.

York's Chocolate Story