Group visits

Lion Salt WorksGroups are welcome at the Lion Salt Works,  we do ask that groups please book all visits in advance.

We offer pre-booked guided tours of the site lasting approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

To book, please contact mailto:lionsaltworks@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk or ring 01606 275040 with your preferred dates and times, your group name, group leader’s name, group numbers and any special requirements.

We don’t currently offer guided tours during the evenings, we advise that you please visit the Lion Salt Works during the opening times listed below.

School Visits

The Lion Salt Works currently has a range of learning sessions for schools. More information can be found here.

Opening hours

Salt Works Museum

10.30am–5pm  last entry to the museum 4pm

Closed all Mondays except bank holiday Mondays.

Play Area and Butterfly Garden

9am–5.20pm Monday to Sunday

How to get here

The Salt Works is situated on the B5075 (Ollershaw Lane) about a mile from Northwich town centre. It is well signposted (follow the brown signs).  Chester is approximately a 30 minute drive away, Liverpool and Manchester are 40 minutes.

We have a large car park which can accommodate coaches. The car park is free for visitors. Use postcode CW9 6ES for satnav.