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John Bull Rock Factory
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“chocolate lolly”(48 reviews)
“biscuits”(78 reviews)
“soft play”(27 reviews)
Unit 1 Abraxus Court Carnaby Industrial Estate Lancaster Road | Carnaby Industrial Estate, Bridlington YO15 3QY, England
+44 1262 678525
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All reviews chocolate lolly biscuits soft play make your own rainy day play area free samples chocolate making making process chocolate room sweet tooth worth a visit small fee value for money sweet shop couple of hours great visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good value and fun experience for families. It's interesting to watch the staff making the rock, and good to roll your own piece which is good value at £1 extra. It was hard to tell what the member of staff was saying...More

Thank IamMrMagoo
Reviewed 5 October 2018

My Grandpappy was an eminent geologist. Both my parents were highly respected geologists. I have dedicated my life to geology and have just retired after working 45 for the worlds foremost museums and mineral coparations. My half caste old lady took me here as a...More

2  Thank kevbutnobacon
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I was really looking forward to visiting as I don’t go up that way very often but we used to go regularly as kids. Only thing that let it down was it had to be a very quick visit as dog wasn’t allowed in the...More

Thank JayneB709
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Visited with 2 teenagers and also last week with 2 disabled deafblind adults with work. On both occasions all enjoyed it. A chap behind the rock rolling was brilliant and provided a tray for our disabled individual so she could roll her rock from her...More

Thank 192Vanessa20
Reviewed 9 September 2018

A massive lolly shop piled high with rock candy, and the remnants and off-cuts of the confectionary industry.......a must-see for anyone with a sweet tooth! Totally wonderful staff....every single one. Two great girls in the shop - nothing too much trouble. We needed some purchases...More

1  Thank Zinc707
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely trip around the factory with things to do and see. Amazing shop at the end, so much choice!!!!

1  Thank judysaunders222
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the rock factory today and actually started in the cafe as we waiting for the tours to begin. Three excellent delicious panini’s and a cup of tea later provided a great start to our visit. The anticipation is heightened by being held in...More

Thank Vince F
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

After touring rock factory yesterday we bought many things from the shop including packet of biscuits bb date 1st Aug 2018, yesterday was 20th. Not good enough as items are expensive. Very disappointing.

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Not bad for filling a rainy morning, does say tour takes 30mins to an hour but this could be plumped out with kids play area and café. Not a guided tour more of a wander through a working factory, but staff we saw/spoke to were...More

1  Thank Beverley H
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Good for the kids and had a play gym can make your own rock . On the bus route as well gets busy on wet days.

Thank WendyP2509
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24 July 2018|
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Response from Sarina93 | Reviewed this property |
We got round it with a newborns pram so yeah it is wheelchair friendly
11 June 2017|
Response from exercet | Reviewed this property |
Definitely during the summer months but unsure about out of season. Sorry I can't be more specific.
Ayesha W
4 December 2016|
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Response from Lancsgirl1 | Reviewed this property |
Deffo worth it! The tour is about an hour but they have a play place at the end and it's about 2 hours or so per play, the car park is huge and plenty of room, our kids love it and to be fair so do we!