Awards Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors North West Awards, Highly Commended (2015) North West Regional Construction Awards, Heritage Award (2015) Cheshire Marketing Awards, Best Newcomer (2015) Chester Civic Trust, Award for Community Conservation (2015) Civic Trust, First Prize in the National Conservation Awards (2016) Museums & Heritage Award, Excellence for Conservation and Restoration (2016) National Lottery Awards, Best Heritage Project (2016) Northern Soul, Museum of the Year (2017) Sandford Award for Educational Excellence (2017)
There's loads to do at the Salt Works, from learning about steam transport to finding out more about the nature at the site. More >
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What is Salt?
Salt-making in Cheshire dates back over 2,000 years, when the salt towns of Cheshire were first established by the Romans. Salt was originally extracted from the ground by a series of natural brine pits. More >
Lottery Heritage Award
The Lion Salt Works winning the Heritage Lottery award. More >