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John Bull Rock Factory

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Address: Unit 1 Abraxus Court Carnaby Industrial Estate Lancaster Road | Carnaby Industrial Estate, Bridlington YO15 3QY, England
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01262 678525

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Good toilets

Quite boring as an attraction but handy for a toilet stop on a long drive to Scarborough. They also sell novelty shaped sticks of rock. If you like that kind of thing.

Reviewed 3 days ago
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite boring as an attraction but handy for a toilet stop on a long drive to Scarborough. They also sell novelty shaped sticks of rock. If you like that kind of thing.

Thank derekdadog
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened across this by accident, but really enjoyed the tour, and rolling our own rock. Would have liked to stir the colours into the molten syrup/rock, but possibly not a good idea for h&s reasons!! Brilliant!!

Thank Louise T
Kettering, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place, whilst driving past, gave the kids the the choice and they wanted to go in, great decision! Very busy but we did the factory tour, we rolled our own sticks of rock, tried their biscuit samples and the kids made their own chocolate lollies too. The only thing I would say, is to tell people when buying... More 

1 Thank Helen B
Pickering, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

My friends and I came here for a day out with our children. On entering the candy kingdom soft play I noticed an unpleasant smell which wasn't rock or chocolate. The staff whilst not rude are definitely not friendly. The actual soft play area appeared to be clean and in good condition and the kids certainly loved playing on it.... More 

Thank Diane P
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Well I still don't know what the actual entry price is for the soft play! I took my 6 yr old grandaughter along with my 87 yr old mother. We were charged £4.50, and were told this was for 3 hours. The price also included a drink of squash for my grandaughter. It was very busy, we expected it to... More 

Thank exercet
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34 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The teenager's didn't really won't to go in but when they got in there they really enjoyed the experience. Rolling rock and watching how the chocolate Santa's were made. Watching the machine that bagged the sweets was there best bit. I asked them why and they said it reminded them of Charlie and the chocolate factory

Thank colphy
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Small rock factory but highly entertaining loads of history and kids loved making their own rock :) doesn't take long to walk round but theirs a lovely clean play area separate

Thank amyp1985
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Visited with our two Grandchildren in half time. We had a good time but the only thing I felt was not up to scratch was when the rock rolling began. The children rolled it out on the white counter in front which was directly were people were standing watching the rock been made. People were leaning on this counter, hands... More 

Thank brownyrocks
Mold, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

We have been here several times, an interesting experience for the grandchildren, who get to roll their own name in a stick of rock. A visit to the shop after is necessary too.

Thank iandaforshaw
Lee, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Enjoyed the factory tour, although it seems to go very quick. kids enjoyed rolling the rock and making their chocolate lollies extra £1 each on top of admission price. sample of sweets, biscuits to try. well worth a trip.

Thank fifitot

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