Truck Stops

  • Truckstop Review – Redbeck Motel, Wakefield

    31st August 2018

    The Redbeck Motel is on the Doncaster Road, in Crofton in the south part of Wakefield in West Yorkshire. While first impressions might make you think it is an establishment geared up for families, the reality is it has a…

  • Truckstop review – Hillside café, Warminster

    9th August 2018

    The Hillside Café is on the A36 in the Wylye Valley in Wiltshire, close to the A303 Salisbury to Exeter main road and close to several major towns – for example it’s eight miles from Warminster, nine miles from Longleat,…

  • Truckstop Review – Albion Inn, Ashcott

    31st July 2018

    The Albion Inn at Ashcott could be described as pub that has a big enough car park for 15 artics to stay the night rather than a bespoke truckstop! But, the reality is it’s a good place to stop if…

  • Truckstop Review – Skelmersdale Truck Stop

    31st July 2018

    Skelmersdale in Lancashire is a midway point between Wigan and Merseyside and is a busy place for industry, so that means is also a busy place for road haulage; its vast industrial estates mean there’s plenty of trucks passing through,…

  • Junction24, Bridgwater

    31st July 2018

    Motorway services are sometimes a necessary evil for many truck drivers, but isn’t it good when there’s a much better alternative about half a mile away from them? That’s the case at Junction 24 on the M5 where the Junction24…

  • Ballinluig Services

    31st July 2018

    The A9 from Perth to Inverness is a 100-plus busy old stretch of main trunk road and the gateway to the Highlands. Accordingly, it’s a popular route for trucks. About 20 miles north of Perth, and just five miles before…

  • Truckstop review – Heywood Diner

    1st June 2018

    The Heywood diner and truckstop is a little bit different to many other establishments featured in TSN of late in the fact it’s not really used by the general public. That is because its on the Heywood Distribution Park and…

  • Truckstop Review – Skiach services

    1st June 2018

    Skiach services, near Evanton north of Inverness, are something in between a motorway services and a proper truckstop, but it does have a lot going for it for truck drivers heading to the Far North of Scotland along the A9.…

  • Truckstop Review – Formula Services, Ellesmere Port

    1st June 2018

    The Formula Services in Ellesmere Port is a model example of how a truckstop should be. It is immaculate, has excellent facilities and is geared up solely for truck drivers and to make them as relaxed as possible after a…

  • Truckstop review – The Stockyard, Rotherham

    9th April 2018

    If you are heading west along the M18, as you approach junction 1 you will see on your left the Stockyard Truckstop, on an industrial estate on the outskirts of Rotherham. To get to it from the motorway, leave at…