Easter activities for a chocolate themed break

Food and Drink

We know a thing or two about Easter activities and chocolate so we’ve gathered together a selection of artisan chocolatiers, small factories, and the occasional shop, to inspire both your taste buds and wanderings this Easter. Luckily they’re located in the most picturesque parts of the UK and that’s a good thing because chocolate tourism is beginning to ‘boom’ all year round.

Kernow Chocolate, Wadebridge, Cornwall

Kernow Chocolate has a wonderful visitor centre where you can witness their craft work in action. First established in 2005, their handmade chocolate bar range is very popular and easily identifiable by the St Pirran’s flag on the wrapper. During Easter they have an impressive array of chocolate eggs and bunnies, one of the very best in Cornwall.

The Chocolate Deli, Walsingham, Norfolk

This wonderful outlet along the north coast of Norfolk hosts chocolate-making workshops and children’s parties. The Chocolate Deli is a family run business that now attracts visitors from miles around, it’s a heaven for chocolate lovers and well worth a visit when you are next in Norfolk.

The Cotswold Sweet Company, Stow-on-the-Wold, The Cotswolds

In the beautiful town of Stow-on-the-Wold, The Cotswold Sweet Company has been plying their trade for over 100 years. Handmade sweets and chocolates are their speciality, so it’s definitely worth a trip to sample their wares whenever you visit The Cotswolds.

Black Mountain Gold Artisan Chocolate, Crickhowell, Wales

Deep within the Black Mountains of Wales, famous for its poets and magnificent treks this Crickhowell chocolate makers offers something very special indeed. Black Mountain Gold is a family-owned business are well-known for their Dragon bars – oblong chocolate bars embossed with an illustration of the mythical beast. Black Mountain Gold also run workshops so that you can learn the craft of chocolate making yourself.

Artisan du Chocolat, Ashford, Kent

If you’re deciding to spend your Easter break in Kent, you’d be interested in a visit to a chocolate tourism hotspot – Artisan du Chocolat. A small team of expert chocolatiers craft all Artisan’s chocolate on site and they have a broad and wonderful range that includes coated wasabi peas.

The Little Chocolate Shop, Leyburn, Yorkshire

East Yorkshire’s Little Chocolate Shop is famed for its hand-crafted wonders. It hosts regular tours and workshops in its small factory at Leyburn, and is well worth a stop when you choose to take a holiday break in Yorkshire, with its well-known dales and moorlands.

Have a look at ourEaster cottages page to get some ideas for your seasonal break.

Posted by Ed on 3rd March 2017