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Best Vegan Candles!

We are so proud to announce that we have been voted the UK’s Best Vegan Candles in the recent VegfestUK Vegan consumer awards. We are delighted to have been voted as the winners, especially as we were up against some much bigger companies than us! The other finalists were amazing brands who we have admired […]

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Come and see us this summer!

Great news – we’ll now have our stall in York city centre every Saturday and Sunday over summer! Every Saturday you can find us at the York River Art Market, just next to Museum Gardens along the riverside. We’ll be there from 10am – 6pm every week. If you can’t make it, then we’ll also […]

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We’re on our holidays!

The website has been updated as we’re now on holiday! All candles and melts are now out of stock until 8th June, when you can order from us again. See you soon!

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You can now find us at York Shambles Market on Sundays!

We now have a regular Sunday stall on York Shambles Market, every Sunday from 10am to 5pm. All of our candles and melts will be available to buy direct from us! Follow us on Facebook or Instagram for more up to date information on our whereabouts!

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Wax Melts Now In Stock

We now have available to buy from our site our popular range of soy wax melt bars. Each has 6 individual segments which can be broken off and heated in an oil burner and each segment will last for approximately 6-8 hours. Because they are made from soy, they are easy to clean and replace […]

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Summer Gin Fusions are here!

Our Yorkshire Rhubarb and Elderflower flavoured gin scented candles have been tremendously popular at recent craft fairs – so much so that we have expanded the range and have blended two new fragrances, Pomegranate Gin and Lemon & Lime Gin. These have also proved to be winning combinations… I guess you can’t have too many […]

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Why do we use soy wax for our candles and melts?

At the York Candle Company we only use 100% natural soy wax. We do this for a number of reasons: Whilst slightly more expensive than paraffin wax, soy candles burn for 30 – 50% longer and so they do not have to be replaced as often. Soy wax candles hold fragrances better so you’ll get […]

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