• Our History | Almost a Century Of Crafting Experience | Thorntons Our Craft

    It all started back in 1911 when travelling confectioner, Joseph William Thornton, opened up a sweet shop in Sheffield. To read his story click here now.

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  • Valentine’s Traditions | Thorntons Valentine's Day

    Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? What type of gifts do you like to buy for your partner? Thorntons how we celebrate the day of love.

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  • Thorntons Chocolate Blocks | Bars Including Dark, White & Mint Flavours Chocolate Block Collection

    Shop our fantastic chocolate block collection. Flavours including orange, fudge brownie, Pistachio and Eaton Mess.

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  • Thorntons Pearls | Delightfully luxurious | Perfect for sharing Thorntons Pearls

    Available online and in Thorntons stores, our Thorntons Pearls are a treat made especially for sharing. Discover Thorntons Pearls' two luxurious centres, win a trip to London or find out more about the power of Pearls.

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  • When is Mother’s Day and Where Did it Originate? | Thorntons When is Mother's Day?

    We’ve tried to pull together answers to all of the big questions people have around Mother’s Day. When is Mother’s Day? Where did Mother’s Day originate? Why do we give chocolates on Mother’s Day?

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  • When is Valentine’s Day? The history & origin of this celebration | Thorntons History of Valentines Day Content Page

    If you’re wondering when it’s Valentines Day, it’s 14th February, read on for more interesting facts

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  • When is Easter and Why Do We Have Easter Eggs? | Thorntons History of Easter

    We’ve tried to pull together answers to all of the big questions people have at Easter. How did Easter begin? When is Easter this year? And why do we have Easter eggs?

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  • Why Do We Give Gifts At Christmas? | Christmas Chocolate Traditions Christmas Chocolate Traditions

    Ever wondered why we give gifts at Christmas, the history behind chocolate and Christmas or why we give chocolate coins at Christmas? We try to answer all of these questions!

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  • What is Advent & Why Do We Give Chocolate Advent Calendars? | Thorntons What is Advent & Why Do We Give Chocolate Advent Calendars?

    There’s nothing quite like the delicious anticipation of Christmas, as Advent brings with it the exciting build up to the big day. But how much do you know about Advent and chocolate Advent calendars?

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  • Chocolate Letters UK | Personalised Alphabet, Initial Letters, Spell Your Name Chocolate Letters & Messages

    Spell out a name, say happy birthday or create personalised message with Thorntons chocolate letters and get free delivery when you spend over £35

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  • When Is Father’s Day UK | Father’s Day Gift Ideas When is Father’s day?

    When is Father’s Day in the UK and why do we give gifts on Father’s Day? Find out upcoming Father’s Day dates and delicious chocolate gift ideas from Thorntons.

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  • When is Halloween and how did it start? | Thorntons When is Halloween?

    If you’re wondering when it’s Halloween, it’s 31st October - said by the ancient Celts to be the night when the worlds of the living and dead would collide.

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