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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
    163
  • Very Good
    73
  • Average
    9
  • Poor
    3
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • Andrew C
    Swadlincote, United Kingdom
    You See Salt Differently . . .
    4 of 5 stars
    17/08/2017
    The Lion Salt Works is well signposted with brown tourist signs. The museum has a large, well laid out car park. There is a bright, pleasant cafe, well appointed toilet facilities and a small gift... Read full review
  • Kevin D
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Brilliant!!
    5 of 5 stars
    15/08/2017
    A fantastic museum and well worth the time to visit!! Lots of information about Salt production, and the history of the local area, wildlife etc! Nice butterfly garden and easy access to walk down... Read full review
  • Gail O
    Stoke On Trent
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great day out
    5 of 5 stars
    13/08/2017
    What a wonderful visit we had here. It was so interesting. The museum's were fantastic with all informative facts. Outside, the grounds are well set out. There was a great play area for children, and... 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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