Regional Barn Owl Conference
Interested in Barn Owls? YES then don't miss this.
The local Broxton Barn Owl Group will be taking part in a regional Barn Owl Conference scheduled for Saturday 7th October .
Download the PDF booking form to secure your place on what promises to be a most interesting day
The Lion Salt Works, Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, CW9 6ES, 01606 275040
The Lion Salt Works is a restored historic open-pan salt making site, in the village of Marston, close to Northwich. The site lies adjacent to the Trent and Mersey Canal, close to Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse, and the historic Anderton Boat Lift.
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.
How to get here
By car 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, 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.
From Northwich Railway Station the Salt Works is a 25 minute walk or 15 minutes by bicycle. There is no taxi rank at the station. Lostock Gralam is the Gateway Station to the Lion Salt Works which is less than two miles away and will take about 45 minutes by foot along the Trent and Mersey Canal. Trains to Manchester and Chester are hourly (two hourly on Sundays) and timetables and other information can be found at www.midcheshirerail.org.uk
The Salt Works is on two Sustrans routes: On road — local route off Route 5 (Northwich) and Route 70 (Great Budworth). Traffic free — along Trent and Mersey Canal towpath.
Canal boats can be moored alongside the Salt Works with visitor access from the towpath.
Please check the Canal and River Trust for terms and conditions.
Accessibility The museum is fully accessible with designated disabled parking bays, accessible toilets, lifts to first floor levels and a hearing induction loop. Guide dogs are allowed in the buildings.
A full access report is available on the Disabled Go website.
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