Stove House 2, Lion Salt Works

Stove House 2, Lion Salt Works, Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Cheshire CW9 6ES View on map

Lion Salt Works is a restored historic open pan salt making site. This £10.23 million project opened in June 2015 offering a fascinating journey through the life of the country's last open pan salt making site. When exploring the site you will discover how the salt works operated and the impact of salt on mid-Cheshire's people, economy and wider landscape.


Opening Arrangements

Sunday - Tuesday, February - October 10.30am - 5pm; November - January 10.30am - 4pm. Closed 24 - 26 December and 1st January.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £6.25
  • Child: £4
  • Other Charges: Concession £5.50 and rangeof family options


B5075 1 mile from Northwich Town centre, follow brown signs. Northwich - 25 minute walk. No bus service.

Parking Spaces


Canal boats can be moored alongside the Salt Works with visitor access from the towpath.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes