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9 Popular Truck Stops in the UK & Europe

We've spoken to our freight customers and here are nine of the most popular truck stops near ferry ports & busy haulage routes in the UK & Europe.

  1. Junction 38 Truckstop : Tebay, M6 J38, Cumbria - The J38 services are specifically for truckers travelling on the M6 (including the port of Heysham). Services include
    • 140 seat cafe serving good, homemade food including Cumberland sausage, pie of the day, all day breakfasts, curries, cakes and much more.
    • Free WiFi
    • Comfortable lounge & bar
    • Village shop with local produce, food to go and ATM
    • Security barriers, additional lighting & CCTV
    • Free showers with fuel
    • Overnight parking packages
    • Truck Drivers Club
  2. Ashford International Truckstop : Ashford, Kent - Ideally located near the port of Dover and the Folkestone Eurotunnel terminal, AiT was voted Truckstop of the Year in 2016. Services include
    • High quality restaurant serving gourmet burgers to healthy options
    • Fitness gym
    • Big screen TV sports lounge
    • Internet cafe
    • Truckers shop & bar
    • Truckwash
    • Lorry repair service
    • Security barrier, 7ft security fence, floodlit parking area & CCTV
    • Toilet, shower & laundry services
  3. Q8 Capellen Station : Luxembourg - Luxembourg is popular with many of our customers, mainly due to the cheaper fuel. Services at the Capellen truck stop include
    • Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
    • Toilet facilities
    • Shop & Go - fresh produce, ready-made meals, bread, baguettes, pastries baked in-house and more
    • Coffee shop
  4. Skelmersdale Truckstop : Lancashire - Although this independently run truck stop is located 16 miles from the ferry ports in Liverpool, it is less than one mile off the M58. Services include
    • Skelmersdale Cafe serving fresh, hot and cold food - Meal and parking vouchers available
    • 24 hour security patrols & CCTV
    • Clean, modern shower & toilet facilities
    • Free WiFi
    • Truck wash
    • Driver's accounts available
    • 39 Google reviews - 4.4 star average rating
  5. Truck Haven : M6 Junction 35, Carnforth, Lancashire - Just 2 minutes from Junction 35 on the M6 and 20 minutes from the port of Heysham, services include
    • Floodlit parking with 24 hour surveillance & security patrols
    • Fuel forecourt
    • Hotel with 27 en-suite bedrooms
    • Restaurant
    • Shop
    • Bar with TV & pool table
    • 90 Google reviews 4 star average rating
  6. Ulceby Truck Stop : Immingham - Only 15 minutes from the port of Immingham, the Ulceby truckstop provides
    • Private shower & washing facilities
    • Fuel
    • Lorry wash
    • Cafe with locally sourced meat and vegetables for 'home-sized' portions
    • Fully fenced secure parking area
  7. Road King Holyhead : A55 Junction 2, North Wales - 5 minutes from the port of Holyhead, this popular truck stop features
    • A comfortable, modern 24 hour restaurant with fast & homecooked meals including traditional English breakfasts served 24/7
    • Licensed bar with pool table, free WiFi and large screen TV
    • Hot flask refills
    • CCTV, ANPR cameras, high perimeter fences, barrier control & 24/7 site patrol security
    • 24 hour parking for all types of HGVs
    • Toilet, shower & laundry facilities
    • Single room accommodation
    • Shop stocking trucker essentials
  8. Berchem Station : E25/A3, Luxembourg - The largest and busiest Shell truck stop in the world. Services include
    • Cheap fuel
    • Truck security & surveillance systems
    • Modern, 2theloo toilet & shower facilities
    • 50% off trucker menus at Deli2Go and McDonald's
    • Starbucks coffee
    • Large, fully stocked shop
  9. Portsmouth Truckstop & Lorry Park : Portsmouth - Less than 5 miles from the Portsmouth International Port, services include
    • Cafe
    • Male & female washrooms
    • Secure parking with 60 spaces, on-site guards and 24 hour CCTV
    • Rooms from £20 pp/night
    • Free WiFi

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