Discover the city built on chocolate.

York has made its mark on the world of confectionary by being a pioneer in the early days of the sugar trade. Some of your favourite brands started their lives in York before going on to be known worldwide.

Now, you can discover the history behind York’s chocolate fondue- sorry, foundation and follow the chocolate trail for a taste experience catered to your sweet tooth.

The city recently celebrated 250 years of being home to the renowned confectioner Terry’s. Today, this sweet legacy continues with treats ranging from humbugs to fudge produced in the city, with chocolate remaining a vital part of York’s past, present and future.