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UK Places

Few traditional salt-making sites still operate in the UK, but there is archaeological & historical evidence that tells the story of saltworking from prehistoric to recent times. Many sites have great environmental & wildlife interest.
   A provisional list of potential sites in the UK include:

  •    Lymington (about 15 miles east of Bournemouth, Dorset)
  •    Poole Harbour (about 5 miles west of Bournemouth, Dorset)
  •    Port Eynon (about 12 miles west of Swansea in Wales)
  •    Lion Salt Works (about 2 miles from Northwich in Cheshire)
  •    Solway Coast (from Whitehaven to Carlisle in NW England)
  •    Ballycastle (about 20 miles east of Coleraine in Northern Ireland)
  •    Brora (about 50 miles north of Inverness in Scotland)