The Chocolate Factory and Craft Centre

The Chocolate Factory and Craft Centre

The Chocolate Factory and Craft Centre
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  • susang28572019
    Wednesbury, United Kingdom32 contributions
    Craft centre with parking
    Really worth a stop here, a few craft shops along with chocolate factory, where you can also view the chocolates being made. A cafe, toilets and also a Llama farm a short walk through pathway. Also a path to coast if you feel like walking on further, a few stone styles to climb over on the way.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 June 2023
  • Dream36328739494
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom3 contributions
    Delicious chocolate
    Delicious homemade chocolates, friendly helpful staff. A little bit pricy but so worth it and you can watch the chocolate being made. Anything from bars to novelty chocolate, all beautifully made and wrapped
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 July 2023
  • Binnsie
    Bognor Regis, United Kingdom101 contributions
    Cafe the best
    Good selection of craft businesses, nice to be able to talk to those making things. Chocolate factory small don't expect warehouse but chocolate I bought was extremely tasty. Cafe a hidden gem great selection all fresh and really clean.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 16 August 2023
  • KJS001
    Worcestershire, United Kingdom388 contributions
    More than just chocolate.
    Well worth a visit for the obvious chocolate, but it was a nice surprise to find other shops and crafts, and a really lovely cafe where we had lunch and one of the nicest coffees we've had in a long time. We looked around a lovely glass shop where you could book to create your own items, but unfortunately we didnt have time to fit it in. There was just one niggle in one of the shops which sold mystical 'witchy' nicknacks, pebbles/crystals and general touristy bits you get in holiday resorts. My son searched through boxes of stones priced at £1 and £2 each, but when he finally settled on 2 items and went to pay, he was charged £6. At 9, he didn't argue, but I really don't like these kind of sales, especially when it is children spending their pocket money. A couple of £'s added on here and there might work for the shop owner, but it is so unfair for the customer, especially when they're children.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 August 2023
  • Rachey13
    Sheffield, United Kingdom181 contributions
    Beautifully made chocolate 🍫
    We kept seeing the signpost for this near our caravan site, so on a wet rainy day, we decided to check it out. There isn't just a little chocolate factory. There is a cafe and other little shops to explore. We watched them make some of the chocolate and had a look round the shop and purchased some chocolates, my fave was a praline one. We popped into the cafe and ordered some yummy cakes and got free little chocolates. It's definitely worth a visit
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 October 2023
  • acs1984
    Cockermouth, United Kingdom1,649 contributions
    Chocolate
    We came here whilst holidaying in the area. There was some chocolate being made whilst we were there so we got to watch that which was good. The viewing area is very small. They sell chocolates in the shop in all different shapes and sizes, all reasonably priced. The milk chocolate is lovely. There are a few other craft and gift shops. There is free parking. We had lunch in the cafe which was nice. You couldn't spend more than an hour or so here as it isn't a big place. There is a footpath which leads to Mullion Cove so we decided to walk there too.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 29 October 2023
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Hannah M
Falmouth, UK49 contributions
Nov 2023 • Friends
The café food and drink/ cakes on offer are fab and the staff were lovely. A lot of the little shops were okay but things were dusty, and freezing cold, and there seemed to be no one about. Chocolate was delicious but the ‘factory’ part is just a machine through a window.

We also booked into the glass workshop to do a glass fusing session. Unfortunately this wasn’t very good. The lady running it wasn’t very forthcoming with showing us what to do and how to do it. She didn’t share any knowledge or ideas with us, and didn’t help at all unless we went over to ask her. The glass shop was still open too so she was serving the odd customer or 2. It was a very cold winter day and the door was wide open the whole time. For the price we paid for this private glass workshop a refreshment & guidance would have been nice. Wouldn’t recommend it at all and won’t be returning.
Written 6 February 2024
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DEZ and CHAFFEUR
Teignmouth, UK12 contributions
Nov 2023 • Solo
Lovely place, lots of small shops, cafe excellent coffee served with chocolate made at factory, very clean, lots of choice, free parking, bought all my Xmas presents, dog friendly in all shops, superb went twice
Written 27 November 2023
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acs1984
Cockermouth, UK1,649 contributions
Jun 2023 • Family
We came here whilst holidaying in the area. There was some chocolate being made whilst we were there so we got to watch that which was good. The viewing area is very small. They sell chocolates in the shop in all different shapes and sizes, all reasonably priced. The milk chocolate is lovely. There are a few other craft and gift shops. There is free parking. We had lunch in the cafe which was nice. You couldn't spend more than an hour or so here as it isn't a big place. There is a footpath which leads to Mullion Cove so we decided to walk there too.
Written 29 October 2023
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diane c
2 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
My granddaughter loved seeing the Llamas. There are some lovely little shops there selling local crafts and the chocolate factory/shop has got some great products including chocolate pasties lol and beautiful artisan jams
Written 27 October 2023
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Daniel R
Sunbury, UK6 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
We weren’t entirely sure what to expect and maybe were expecting more from the title of “factory” than what is provided here. The factory consists of a room where chocolate is melted and put into moulds. That’s it! Please do not go thinking you’re going to see a much reduced Cadbury world! The chocolate on the whole is nice but extremely overpriced.
The other shops and outlets are quaint and nice, but it’s not what makes you go to visit.
They also have a Llama paddock. It is a beautiful area to visit but it’s not what we thought from the title.
Written 22 October 2023
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Rachey13
Sheffield, UK181 contributions
Aug 2023 • Family
We kept seeing the signpost for this near our caravan site, so on a wet rainy day, we decided to check it out.

There isn't just a little chocolate factory. There is a cafe and other little shops to explore.

We watched them make some of the chocolate and had a look round the shop and purchased some chocolates, my fave was a praline one.

We popped into the cafe and ordered some yummy cakes and got free little chocolates.

It's definitely worth a visit
Written 3 October 2023
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KJS001
Worcestershire, UK388 contributions
Aug 2023 • Family
Well worth a visit for the obvious chocolate, but it was a nice surprise to find other shops and crafts, and a really lovely cafe where we had lunch and one of the nicest coffees we've had in a long time. We looked around a lovely glass shop where you could book to create your own items, but unfortunately we didnt have time to fit it in. There was just one niggle in one of the shops which sold mystical 'witchy' nicknacks, pebbles/crystals and general touristy bits you get in holiday resorts. My son searched through boxes of stones priced at £1 and £2 each, but when he finally settled on 2 items and went to pay, he was charged £6. At 9, he didn't argue, but I really don't like these kind of sales, especially when it is children spending their pocket money. A couple of £'s added on here and there might work for the shop owner, but it is so unfair for the customer, especially when they're children.
Written 21 August 2023
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Binnsie
Bognor Regis, UK101 contributions
Jun 2023
Good selection of craft businesses, nice to be able to talk to those making things. Chocolate factory small don't expect warehouse but chocolate I bought was extremely tasty. Cafe a hidden gem great selection all fresh and really clean.
Written 16 August 2023
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Mister Potts
London, UK129 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
From the moment I stepped inside the chocolate factory shop, I was greeted with the warmest welcome from a host as if I were entering the gates of a chocolate paradise.

The knowledgeable staff took us on a delightful tour, revealing the secrets behind their craft and the meticulous process that goes into creating their quality homemade chocolates which made my mouth very watering.

Of course, I couldn't resist bringing home a selection of their homemade chocolates. With great anticipation, I opened the packet, revealing an array of tempting treats, each one more irresistible than the last.

The chocolates melted on my tongue, releasing a symphony of flavours that danced on my taste buds.

Gosh, I found myself savoring every morsel, unable to resist eating them all before I even made it back to the hotel. They were truly exceptional, a testament to the dedication and skill of the chocolatiers at the factory.

Throughout my stay, I made it a point to pop into the cafe at every opportunity. The ambience were amazing and the service itself was nothing short of remarkable. The staff members were friendly and passionate about sharing their love for chocolate with every customer.

Thank you, Chocolate Factory, for creating such a delightful experience and sharing your passion for chocolate with the world.
Written 30 July 2023
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DawnySouthampton
Sidmouth, UK35 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
We had seen the signs for the chocolate factory so we were looking forward to our visit. Unfortunately we were disappointed.
I think we were expecting more.
It is a chocolate shop. Nice chocolate but nothing different to nice chocolate shops.
Yes you can see slabs of chocolate in the kitchen but there was no staff interaction. For a chocoholic to leave with buying chocolate is almost unheard of.
Written 20 July 2023
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