It’s that chocolatey time of year again. Treat your taste buds to some of Britain’s best Chocolate Tasting Adventures.


1. Admire Bettys Easter Eggs

Visit the craft bakery at Bettys Tea Rooms in Harrogate or York and admire their window display of magnificent Easter eggs. Exquisitely handcrafted with sugar flowers, they are almost too good to eat.

 2. Walk York’s Chocolate Trail

Do your own York chocolate tour in ‘The City of Chocolate’. Stop at chocolate cafés such as York Cocoa House and other chocolatey landmarks along the way.


York Cocoa House is on York Chocolate trail


3. Eat Chocolate Ice Cream at Knoops Chocolate Café at in Rye

At this tiny café in Rye, order chocolate by the percentage. Indulge in a 80% rich chocolate ice cream or try their hot chocolate with lemongrass.


Chocolate Ice Cream from Knoops

4. Have a Chocolate Afternoon Tea at Hotel Chocolat

Book a table at Rabot 1745 and enjoy a view of the food stalls at London’s famous Borough Market as you savour your chocolate-themed Afternoon Tea.


Chocolate Afternoon Tea Hotel Chocolat

5. Take a Chocolate Walking Tour of London or Brighton

Book yourself onto a guided Chocolate Walking tour of the best chocolate shops and cafés in London or Brighton run by Chocolate Ecstasy Tours. Discover some of London’s chic chocolate boutiques on the Chelsea Chocolate Tour.

6. Make Truffles with a Former UK World Chocolate Master

Visit Cocoa Black in Peebles and make chocolate truffles with Ruth Hinks, a former UK World Chocolate Master.

7. Visit a National Trust property and do the Easter Egg Hunt

Managing more than 500 places around the country including magnificent historic houses like Chartwell in Kent, the National Trust is big on Easter Egg hunts. It’s a perfect excuse for a chocolate-themed family day out.

8. Have a Bean To Bar Experience at Hotel Chocolat

Enjoy an afternoon at Hotel Chocolat grinding cocoa beans and making your own chocolate bar as you sip a glass of Prosecco.


cocoa beans

9. Stay in a chocolate-themed suite at The Pudding Club in the Cotswolds

Check into The Pudding Club in The Cotswolds to eat nostalgic British puddings and spend a night in their chocolate-themed suite complete with chocolate foaming bubble bath.

10. Cook a Divine Chocolate Creation

Put your apron on and get cooking. How about Nigel Slater’s chocolate beetroot cake from his book Tender or Nigella Lawson’s chocolate pear pudding from Nigella Express?

For more chocolate inspiration, take a look at our Chocolate Tasting Experiences.

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Sally is the founder and editor of The Foodie Travel Guide. She travels around the UK and beyond in search of the best foodie days out, tasting experiences and delicious places to stay. She loves a glass of English sparkling wine, afternoon tea with friends and escaping London for gastronomic adventures.