We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Unit 1, Lancaster Road | Carnaby Industrial Estate, Bridlington, England
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 118 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 51
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Good fun

Good little place. Great to see the rock being made close up. Staff couldn't have been more friendly. Kids loved it. Won't be here long but really good value. Great cafe next... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
CDP1981
,
London, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

118 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Good little place. Great to see the rock being made close up. Staff couldn't have been more friendly. Kids loved it. Won't be here long but really good value. Great cafe next door as well.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Kids loved it. Very educational. Real people at work. Very friendly. Very funny. Wish we stayed longer

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We took my daughter and friend aged 13 so wasn't sure it would be cool enough but we all thought it was fun . Cheap enough to get in about £11 for 4 of us.They watched rock been made inside the factory and made their own to take away for just £1 each they then made chocolate lollies for £1... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
northamptonshire
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Worth a visit and you get to make your own rock to take home. You get to see them making rock, from pouring out and kneading/colouring the syrup and putting in the letters and it then gets put into a rolling out machine and cut up. A fascinating couple of hours. The children loved it (and so did Daddy!!!!!)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nantwich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We decided on this last minute & we were very glad we did, we had a lovely family afternoon . I never quite knew just how much work went into making rock, they have done a terrific job transforming the experience. Well situated just outside Bridlington, there is a cafe & a soft play area as well so all ages... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Visited on a wet Good-Friday mid afternoon. Expected the place to be very busy but surprised this not the case.....unless we had arrived just after the rush. Entrance fee is for the basic tour, but for an extra £1 per child they can roll their own stick of rock, and later in the tour make their own chocolate lolly (for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Keighley
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Great experience for the kids,seeing how the rock is made in the factory,also how they made chocolate and fudge,got the chance to make there own rock and chocolate lollies which they really enjoyed,,at the end there is a shop where you can buy all the rock,chocolate and gifts you wish also a cafe and a children's play area,,,!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bromley, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Only had a chance to visit the shop - full of rock and other tooth-rotters! Not cheap but if you like rock, you have died and gone to heaven (no doubt full of over-worked tooth fairies!). Bought two sticks of bright blue Chelsea FC rock - other top Premiership clubs available - for some friends' children.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This was a worthwhile little trip. Nothing to get excited about, and certainly won't take up an entire day, but good for the kids. Our daughter rolled some rock. Seeing it done professionally is an image that sticks with me as I've never seen it being done. She also made a chocolate lolly by putting chocolate into a mould. A... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
39 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Visited the Rock factory one rainy afternoon. Entrance to the factory is very cheap and for an extra pound you can roll your own rock which was a good laugh. The history film at the start of the tour is a bit boring but the rest of the tour and process is very interesting and free samples all round the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed John Bull Rock Factory also viewed

Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire
Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire
 
Flamborough, Bridlington
Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire
 

Been to John Bull Rock Factory? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of John Bull Rock Factory and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from John Bull Rock Factory staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?