Truck Stops

  • Morgan’s Cafe, near Tiverton

    16th August 2019

    Morgan’s café, Tiverton This is a good, traditional old-school roadside café. Morgan’s café on the A38 near Tiverton used to be the Gibraltar Café and isn’t a fully blown truckstop with masses of parking spaces and showers, and nor does…

  • Junction 13 M1 Truckstop, Milton Keynes

    31st July 2019

    While it can be argued that simply driving along the M1 is enough to make you want to stop for a rest, if you are due a break, just fancy a meal, need to park for the night or want…

  • Barton Lorry Park

    31st July 2019

    The Barton Lorry Park is on the busy A1 in North Yorkshire near Richmond. It is just by Junction 56, just one junction north of where the northern Pennine A66 road from Penrith joins the busy A1. Hence is a…

  • Route 74 Truckstop, Lesmahagow

    31st July 2019

    This a popular, clean and comfortable truckstop just to the south of Glasgow and right by the M74 with good access to the main Anglo-Scottish motorway. It is a well-appointed truckstop, very clean and with plenty of facilities. It has…

  • Midway Truckstop, Whitchurch

    31st July 2019

    Next door, almost literally, to the Ravens Café in Whitchurch, which TSN reviewed in issue 444 three months ago is the Midway Truckstop. The Midlway does not have parking, but fear not, there is an ample – council-owned – Lorry…

  • The ‘Fechan Diner, Ecclefechan

    31st July 2019

    There’s quite a few good truckstops on the M74 from Carlisle to Glasgow, and one of the better established ones is the ‘Fechan diner near Ecclefechan, just a few miles over the border from England and not far from Lockerbie.…

  • Altens Lorry Park, Aberdeen

    31st July 2019

    Aberdeen is still a busy area for road haulage, but maybe not as hectic as it has been in days past. Right in the heart of the Altens Industrial Estate is the Altens Lorry Park, one of the few remaining…

  • Jan’s Truckstop, near Northallerton

    25th April 2019

    Jan’s Truckstop on the A19 southbound has a hint of European-ness to it, it’s a café tagged onto a petrol station with a sizeable parking area for trucks, adjacent to a busy dual carriageway, so very similar to the type…

  • Rugby Truckstop

    25th April 2019

    The Rugby Truckstop evokes comparison with some of the impressive truckstops in the USA, with plenty of room for parking and lots on offer for drivers. The country needs more truckstops like this, with the capacity to get parked and…

  • Lynn’s Raven café, Whitchurch

    25th April 2019

    This is a real old school, classic truckstop café diner. It’s located near Prees Heath by the roundabout where the A49 diverges south off the A41 on the road south from Whitchurch. The postcode is SY13 2AF. It has plenty…