Easter is just around the corner and there's no better reason to get your chocolate fix from any of these great local shops
Beech’s Fine Chocolates, Preston
Beech’s Fine Chocolates are a family owned independent British confectionery manufacturer, based in Preston, with almost 100 years of experience.
They have a selection of delicious Easter treats available to order online. Visit https://beechsfinechocolates.com/
The Garside family opened Chocobella, a luxury Belgian chocolate and gift shop in 2014. Their ideas and dreams started off small and soon grew when they moved to a larger premises.
They are passionate about luxury Belgian chocolate, gifts and keeping the town and community vibrant.
Chocobella have a large collection of Belgian chocolate Easter eggs, Easter Belgian chocolate novelties and Easter treats, including dairy free alternatives.
Two to look out for are the hot chocolate Easter egg bombs - chocolate eggs filled with marshmallows; and the extravagant giant STAS luxury milk chocolate Easter egg decorated with sweets - for £100!
Lloyd’s Chocolatiers, Preston
For something more daring than the usual Easter fare you would do no wrong in looking at this chocolate shop.
They offer a selection of handmade Easter eggs made with Colombian and Belgium chocolate. Each egg includes a choice of nuts, fudge or freeze dried fruit pieces along with being decorated with coloured cocoa butters.
Bowland Chocolate at Vanilla Angel, Chapel Street, Slaidburn
Vanilla Angel are offering Easter eggs for collection.
They can be dark, milk or white Belgian chocolate, and are the traditional crackle effect and smooth, which can be coloured red or gold or copper. All will contain solid Easter shapes. The cost is £7.50 collected.
For postage there will be boxes of chocolates and bags of solid Easter shapes or flowers.