Lion Salt Works

If you are a heritage hunter who enjoys a ramble, this is just the day out for you.

Your trip starts with a 45-minute walk down the Trent and Mersey Canal.

You will know when you have arrived at the Lion Salt Works.  In front of you will be the black 30,000-gallon brine tank which used to feed the evaporating pans in the Works.

You can enter by the gate on the canal.

At the Lion Salt Works today, you can learn all about the Works’ history, get steamed up in Pan House 3, see Mr Thompson’s office and even visit a recreation of the Red Lion Inn.

Click here for the Canal Trail to the Lion Salt Works

Opening times February to October:
Museum open Tuesday to Sunday 10:30am—5pm, last admission 4pm.

Opening times November to January:
Museum open Tuesday to Sunday 10:30am—4pm, last admission 3pm.

Closed all Mondays except bank holiday Mondays.

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