Northwich station sits on the Mid-Cheshire Line, providing services to Chester and to Manchester Piccadilly. The station also has a freight line behind platform 2 and a proposed line to serve Manchester Airport is currently under evaluation. The station's charming 1863 stonework stands out against Northwich town centre's black-and-white timber-framed buildings just a short walk away. The station also houses a Zone, an award-winning cafe and Community Learning Centre.
A visit to Northwich isn't complete without a trip to Britain's only Salt Museum. Found within the Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse, its leads visitors on an exciting journey through the quaint town's one-time industry. Today, shopping is the main draw, with various independent boutiques and major retailers dotted along the high street. For those looking for some rural escapism, head to Leicester Street and the ancient woodlands and wetlands beyond, with the delightful village of Anderton and its famous canal boatlift.