Cheshire Tourist Attractions Series: Northwich

Lion Salt Works – Ollershaw Lane, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6ES

Located in the village of Marston near Northwich, the Lion Salt Works comprise a restored historic salt making facility. One of the country’s last open-pan salt making sites, it was restored and opened to the public in the summer of 2015. Not only do the salt works tell the history of salt production, but also offer wider exploration, into the adjacent Northwich Woodlands.

Arley Hall and Gardens – Arley, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6NA.

Arley Hall and Gardens are owned by Lord and Lady Ashbrook and feature various visitor attractions. The hall features elaborate ceilings, oak panelling and encompasses a piece of living history. Thus, offering visitors a glimpse into the lives of the family that has occupied it continuously for five hundred years. The gardens open daily and feature one of the best collections in the United Kingdom.

Delamere Forest – Linmere, Delamere, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2HZ.

The largest area of woodland in Cheshire, Delamere Forest offers families the perfect getaway. The idyllic woodland setting also features walks and trails, suited to a range of abilities. Moreover, with seemingly endless acres of well-preserved woodland, you can go for a hike, admire the views and enjoy the wildlife around you. Also, orienteering courses for all ages and abilities present an immersive way to enjoy the forest.

Marbury Country Park – Comberbach, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6AT.

Located in the heart of Northwich Community Woodlands, Marbury Country Park lies on an industrial area that has been transformed into woodland. Featuring a mere offering unrivalled views over the water, there is lots to see. This includes the church at Great Budworth, the arboretum and the community orchard. The park also features an unheated open air pool, which is open between May and August.