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Lion Salt Works

Welcome to The Lion Salt Works

The Lion Salt Works is now open to the public

Getting to The Lion Salt Works

The Lion Salt Works, after a £10m restoration, will re-open from Friday 5 June 2015 ....

The Lion Salt Works is at Marston near Northwich, Cheshire.

If you are travelling by car, it is 3 miles from the A556 at Lostock.  It is 5.7 miles from the M56 at Stretton near Warrington.

Your most convenient railway station is Northwich Railway Station although you may find a more convenient rail service to Hartford Railway Station

The Salt Works is just over a mile from Northwich Railway Station and will take about 25 minutes to walk.

If you choose to go by taxi, the journey is just over a mile from Northwich Railway Station and will take about 5 minutes under normal traffic conditions. From Hartford Railway Station it is 3.7 miles and will take about 15 minutes.

Northwich Railway Station is on the Mid Cheshire Line - a scenic route from Chester to Manchester via Knutsford, Altrincham and Stockport.  Northern Rail operates this service.

From London and the South East take a Virgin Trains service to Stockport and change for Northwich. 

From Liverpool take the Merseyrail service to Chester and change for Northwich.

From Birmingham and the West Midlands take a Virgin Trains service to Crewe, connect with a service to Chester then change for Northwich.  If you are using a taxi from the station to the Salt Works consider changing at Crewe and taking the direct London Midland service to Hartford.

From Sheffield and South Yorkshire take a service to Stockport and change for Northwich.

From West Wales and Shrewsbury take the Arriva Trains Wales Manchester service and change at Stockport. If you are using a taxi from the station to the Salt Works consider changing at Crewe and travelling to Hartford.

From North Wales take a Virgin Trains or Arriva Trains Wales service to Chester and change for Northwich.

From Manchester Airport take a local service to Manchester and change for Northwich.

From Liverpool John Lennon Airport, which is served by Liverpool South Parkway Railway Station, take the East Midlands Trains Norwich service and change at Stockport.  If you are using a taxi from the station to the Salt Works consider taking the direct London Midland service to Hartford.

About the Lion Salt Works

About Northwich

Getting Here by Train

Nearest Station

Rail Timetables

Contact Details

Lion Salt Works
Ollershaw Lane
Marston
Northwich
Cheshire
CW9 6ES

Tel: 01606 275066

www: The Lion Salt Works

Local Railway Stations for Lion Salt Works include Northwich, Lostock Gralam and Hartford.

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