Lion Salt works provides a great family day out in Cheshire. Located in the village of Marston, close to Northwich, this restored historical building allows families to explore the history and science of salt production in Cheshire, as visitors embark on an educational and fascinating journey through the life of the country’s last open-pan salt making site.
Families can learn how the salt works operated, about the people who worked here, and how the salt produced had an impact on mid-Cheshire’s people, economy and landscape.
After exploring the museum, visitors are welcome to go off for a stroll to explore the footpaths, waterways and attractions of the adjacent Northwich Woodlands. The woodlands cover an area of 350 hectares of parkland. Visitors can also explore the wider Weaver Valley including the Anderton Boat Lift.
Additional information: *There are a number of walks to match fitness level and time. * Play area on site. *Dogs welcome in the outside grounds. *Food available for purchase. *The site lies in close proximity to other West Cheshire Museums such as the Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse, and the historic Anderton Boat Lift,. *Ciwk stock photo