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Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival

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    Enjoying Chocolate
    Chocolate on the train
    Spring at the Chocolate Festival

    Chocs Away

    Arrive in style for the 10th Annual Ramsbottom Chocotale Festival and indulge your sweet tooth for steam power. This delicious event will see a wide range of traders offering a breath taking variety of chocolate treats from traditional gifts to ice cream alchemy, and the East Lancashire Railway is on hand to ensure you can get there and back in comfort!

    What’s Included

    The selection box of sumptuous goodies includes:

    • A return of favourite and regular traders as well as quirky newcomers such as the Ice Cream Alchemists.
    • A chocoholics dream come true, with a market offering chocolate wine, chocolate cheese, chocolate bath products… well, you get the idea!
    • Hot street food including gourmet burgers, noodles, Yorkshire pudding wraps and more.
    • Drinks available from Molly the Gin Meister’s Gin Truck, the Prosecco Wagon and the Hot Chocolate Liqueur stall!
    • Rides, entertainment and an Easter Egg Hunt.

    Find out more about the Chocolate Festival Page here.

    Ticket information and prices

    Freedom of the Line tickets are our best value tickets and include unlimited travel all day.

    Family (2 adults & 3 Children) £39.50
    Adult £15.50 
    Child £9.50 
    Concession £14.00 

    Single and return fares between Heywood, Bury, Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall are also available. Find your fare.

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