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John Bull Rock Factory

Unit 1 Abraxus Court Carnaby Industrial Estate Lancaster Road | Carnaby Industrial Estate, Bridlington YO15 3QY, England
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Great little place

Loved seeing how the rock is made and getting to make your own stick. Enjoyed seeing the biscuits... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
helen b
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
via mobile
First visit

We visited the factory on a cold rainy day, the tour costs 3.50 for adults and 3.00 for children... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chloe T
,
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“chocolate lolly” (44 reviews)
“biscuits” (73 reviews)
“soft play” (26 reviews)
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Unit 1 Abraxus Court Carnaby Industrial Estate Lancaster Road | Carnaby Industrial Estate, Bridlington YO15 3QY, England
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"chocolate lolly"
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"biscuits"
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"rainy day"
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"make your own"
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"play area"
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"free samples"
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"chocolate making"
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"making process"
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"chocolate room"
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"sweet tooth"
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"cafe attached"
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"mis shapes"
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"whole process"
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"short video"
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"couple of hours"
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"value for money"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved seeing how the rock is made and getting to make your own stick. Enjoyed seeing the biscuits and chocolate being made too. Little plates of sweets etc for you to try was a nice treat. Only a small place but cheap to get in,...More

Thank helen b
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the factory on a cold rainy day, the tour costs 3.50 for adults and 3.00 for children, you can also roll a piece of rock this is made for you with your initial or a letter of your choice and the whilst it’s...More

Thank Chloe T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can only think the people who have rated this highly have not visited many other play gyms/soft play areas or are just eating it for the rock your which I haven't done. I am only rating the play gym here but I feel that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my neice on the factory tour. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Couldnt believe Mr Hodgson was rolling rock! Says alot about the family run business. Everyone was jolly. Had a real feel of Willy Wonkers factory. We rolled our own rock and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped by with two families today with a really really wet day! We enjoyed it and thought it was good value for what you got. The chap in the rock rolling part was fun and chatty as well. Kids really enjoyed interacting and seeing...More

1  Thank funkyfin2000
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So today we went to visit the factory we looked on the web page and it goes on about main season It states during school hours and term times. This being during term we went for about 12.30 for a note on the door saying...More

1  Thank Natasha D
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We came with 3 adults a then kids where 14, 11, 6 and 2.. The whole visit was brilliant the staff are all lovely! Will deffo return if we come back here. All the kids had an amazing day

Thank Rebecca M
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We visited during the October half term on a busy day at the factory. It is an interesting experience that explains how the factory makes rock with an opportunity for you to roll your own stock of rock with your initial in it for an...More

Thank Bucketlist R
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Visited John Bull quite some time ago on a factory tour and was amazed at how primitive the process was. The floor in the production area was covered in broken bits of rock and the staff were walking around in grubby trainers amongst it. Went...More

1  Thank Paperboy911
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The staff where friendly and helpful, the place has different play sections with lots to do for different age groups, they have locked doors both in and out to stop little ones escaping.. would recommend

Thank Emma C
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Teezer32
11 June 2017|
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Response from exercet | Reviewed this property |
Definitely during the summer months but unsure about out of season. Sorry I can't be more specific.
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Ayesha W
3 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!
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