Posted by / 20-Apr-2016 12:09


Presided by the abbess, the monastic community would gather to discuss and organise the daily issues for the smooth-running of the establishment.

For example: Looking at the walls one can see what the condition of the building would have been like prior to the 17th century fires.

It combines a museum, virtual chocolate factory, chocolate-making demonstrations and of course, the all important tasting.

Artist work studios now occupy the rear where bread and pastries were once produced.

Symbol of the city and an expression of Gothic architecture, it was founded in 1386.

York’s the home of the Terry’s Chocolate Orange and also the Kit Kat, so there’ll be plenty of familiar treats to tempt your taste buds.

And if that’s not enough, how about following the Chocolate and Sweet Treasure Trail?


The chapel is perfect for any type of religious service and also for non denominational services, ceremonies and gatherings.