Truck Stops

  • Truckstop review – Swindon Truckstop

    9th April 2018

    Swindon Truck Stop is on the outskirts of the Wiltshire town, where the A420 Oxford Road meets the A419 outer bypass. It is just a few minutes’ drive from Junction 15 of the M4 and just behind the local Sainsbury’s…

  • Truckstop review – New Hollies Transport Café, Cannock

    16th March 2018

    One of the best known truckstops, the Roadking New Hollies truckstop is on the A5, close to the M6. Drivers should come off at Junction 12, which is the exit just before the M6 Toll Road if driving southbound or…

  • Truckstop review – Jack’s Hill Café, Towcester

    16th March 2018

    One of the best-known truckstops, Jack’s Hill Café is close to the A5/A43 interchange near Towcester. It has been in business since 1955 and also markets itself as ‘bikers’ caff’ and meeting point. If you are heading east to west…

  • Truckstop review – AWJ Penrith Truckstop

    16th March 2018

    One of the country’s biggest, and smartest, truckstops is that operated by AW Jenkinson at Penrith. It’s easily accessible from both the northbound and southbound carriageways of the M6 at Junction 40, and is about a three-minute drive from the…

  • Truckstop review – Flic’s café, Reading

    16th March 2018

      This is a quaint little café at Knowl Hill on the A4 between Reading and Maidenhead, with room for parking for several trucks, although not open for evening meals or overnight parking. Nevertheless if you are delivering in the…

  • Truckstop Review – Stibbington Diner

    16th March 2018

      Although on the southbound carriageway of the A1, there is easy access to this truckstop from both directions of the main Anglo-Scottish trunk road. The diner is under a new manager, Bob Craft, and TSN called in to see…

  • Truckstop review – Ye Olde Hutte Café, Gloucester

    16th March 2018

    Ye Olde Hutte Café is on the A38 at Stratfordbridge in North Gloucestershire, just off Junction 1 of the M50, which itself is off Junction 8 of the M5, so it’s easy to get to if you are heading along…

  • Truckstop Review – Red Moss Hotel, Crawfordjohn

    16th March 2018

    The Red Moss Hotel is a small and friendly establishment, a little way off the beaten track off the M74 in South Lanarkshire in Scotland. If you are heading north, then you need to come off at Junction 13 and…

  • Truckstop review – Lodge Farm Café, A17 Holbeach

    16th March 2018

    This delightful truckstop lies on the busy A17 route near Holbeach and so is popular with truckers, especially those from the north, heading to or from East Anglia. It’s not the world’s biggest truckstop, as there is parking for only…

  • Truckstop review – A1 Truckstop, Colsterworth

    15th March 2018

    The A1 truckstop at Colsterworth is a popular stopping off point for the masses of trucks pounding one of the key truck roads from London to the north and Scotland. A visit there and it’s easy to see why. The…