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Lion Salt Works

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Ollershaw Lane
Marston
Northwich
Cheshire
CW9 6ES
Lion Salt Works

Guide 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
    181
  • Very Good
    87
  • Average
    12
  • Poor
    3
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • Chris B
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great place
    5 of 5 stars
    22/01/2018
    Came here to see a steam engine show Great day out. Decided to get some food while there with my niece and nephew they really enjoyed the homemade ice creams Read full review
  • HopeCT
    HopeCT
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    A piece of history
    3 of 5 stars
    01/01/2018
    Very well set out and informative, the shop is lovely and could see they cater for families as well. We enjoyed wandering around and certainly left feeling like we had learned something and gleaned a... Read full review
  • EricCheshire
    Warrington, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Only called in for coffee but will return in the new year!
    4 of 5 stars
    30/12/2017
    We called here today at noon for a coffee and cake - we being a walking party of 34 people! Great cakes, great coffee, friendly and helpful staff - we will return! Read full review

Video

  • Lion Salt Works - Cheshire Aerial Video

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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Opening Times

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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

Awards

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

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