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Cadbury World Birmingham Reviews
Chocoholics best day out Jul 20, 2009
Having a spare Saturday is a rare thing and to celebrate the fact Catherine surprised me with a trip to Cadbury World. I'd never been before but having driven past it just the other day was so excited by the prospect!
The Cadbury Experience starts with the history of chocolate through the Aztecs onto how it was brought to Europe and then to Bull Street, Birmingham and the start of Cadbury's. You then look at how Chocolate is made, from manufacturing to packaging.
Next up is a fun ride, Cadabra, it's aimed at kids but was really funny to go on. It's like a strange thing from Willy Wonka.
There is a demonstration area, where you get to play with chocolate, writing your name and seeing how they mould it into shapes. Then onto some old skool adverts from the past and present, complete with large Gorilla playing the drums.
There is a cool play area called purple planet were you can play games and turn yourself into chocolate.
Now that they have enticed you in they let you out into the shop where there is all sorts of chocolate and memorabilia to buy. There is a special bargain basement area where you can buy misshapes or other bits and bobs.
Outside there is the Bourneville Experience, where you can learn about how the town of Bourneville was built up by Cadbury, they really looked after their staff!
Finally there is Essence, where you can trial new chocolate concoctions. I made chocolate pop corn, nice and Catherine opted for chocolate jelly babies, not nice!
I great day out and lots of fun to be had :)
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Cadbury World Sep 29, 2009
Cadbury World in Bournville is definitely a must-do if you're in Birmingham! See (and taste) the Birmingham chocolate production!
Visiting Cadbury World is quite expensive, however it's a brilliant day out. Prices are as follows.
Concession rate (OAPs & students with NUS identification card): £10.30
Child (aged 4-15): £10.10
Child (under 4): Free
Family (2 Adults & 2 Children): £41.20
Family (2 Adults & 3 Children): £47.90
You can book tickets by calling +448454503599
The Cadbury World experience takes you through a number of things; History of chocolate through the Aztecs (Aztec Jungle), chocolate being bought to Europe (Journey to Europe), Bull Street (where John Cadbury opened his shop in 1824), The Cadbury Story as told by John Cadbury, making of chocolate, manufacturing, packaging, Cadabra (a little ride teehee), a demonstration area (YUM), Cadbury advertisement through the years, a virtual area (Purple Planet), the Bournville experience, and last but not least... the Cadbury shop!
I've been to Cadbury World several times (I don't actually eat very much chocolate ;) but I visited with family as a child and for school trips a couple of times) and I've enjoyed it every time.
I'd recommend visiting Cadbury World for certain! Chocoholics paradise, chocolate galore! It's a superb day out for families especially.
Jul 30, 2006
This place is a chocolate lovers dream. It is very need to go through the exibits and learn how the town was created around the factory and for the workers. There are 2 tours. At the end of the factory tour you are let out into the gift shop. There you can purchase any type of Cadbury chocolate you can dream of. They also offer bags with chocolate bars that just did not come out perfect. There is also a cafe with a great variety of food choices.
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