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Lion Salt Works

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Ollershaw Lane
Marston
Northwich
Cheshire
CW9 6ES
Lion Salt Works

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£6.25 adult
Adult Annual Pass£18.00 adult
Child£4.00 child
Concessions£5.50 concession
Concesson Family 1 Adult & 3 Children£14.00 family
Family 2 Adults + 2 Children£15.20 family
Family Annual Pass (2 + 2 or 1 + 3)£50.00 family

Free access to café, gift shop, butterfly garden, play area, canal towpath and car park.

About

Britain's newest heritage attraction gives a fascinating and fresh insight into the story of salt, brought to life with fun, interactive and imaginative educational exhibits. Enjoy the 'subsiding house' and the thrill of theatrical lighting, sound and film evoking the giant clouds of steam once produced by the site's huge salt-boiling pans.

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    178
  • Very Good
    86
  • Average
    11
  • Poor
    3
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • Billmarge
    Bury, England
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Interesting - well presented
    4 of 5 stars
    27/11/2017
    I visited this site as part of a group with a prearranged tour. It was a cold day and as well as the time spent outdoors we visited the indoor exhibitions of which many led us through chilly halls... Read full review
  • patharding41
    Chester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Three "Oldies" running out of new places to visit.
    5 of 5 stars
    18/11/2017
    Very interesting site.Well presented.Good to compare working conditions with our own.Very pleasant and well informed staff.Much enjoyed. Read full review
  • Fleminpie
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Different and fun!
    5 of 5 stars
    07/11/2017
    I visited here on a Sunday afternoon with my two grandchildren (8) and (3) - not knowing what to expect really. It was a fantastic few hours with lots of interactive bits and pieces; both the girls... Read full review

Video

  • Lion Salt Works - Cheshire Aerial Video

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

At the crossing of the B5075 from Northwich and the Trent and Mersey Canal. Leave M6, jct 19 and follow A556; or M56, jct 10 and follow A559.Nearest train stations are Northwich (1 mile), Hartford (3 miles).Buses available to Northwich town centre.

Public Transport Directions

By coach: Please book your groups in advance. By train: From Northwich Railway Station the Salt Works is a 25 minute walk or 15 minutes by bicycle. There is no taxi rank at the station. By bicycle: The Salt Works is on two Sustrans routes: On road – local route off Route 5 (Northwich) and Route 70 (Great Budworth). Traffic free – along Trent and Mersey Canal towpath. By canal: Canal boats can be moored alongside the Salt Works with visitor access from the towpath. Please check the Canal and River Trust for terms and conditions.  

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Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousMarketing Cheshire Award Winner 2015 Marketing Cheshire Award Winner 2015 2015

Opening Times

2017 (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* Tuesday – Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays, Lion Salt Works.
10.30am-5pm, play area and butterfly garden 9am–5.20pm.

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