Here are details on the services on the A38, starting at Mansfield and ending at Plymouth. Please note that this does not cover the section between Birmingham and Exeter as this is superseded by the M5. Also on Motorway Services Online: Services on the M1, M5, M6, M6 Toll, A30 and the A50.
Between Mansfield and Derby, Derbyshire, DE55 1HJ. [Google Maps]
The filling station is open 24 hoursLittle Chef, Burger KingMeeting RoomTravelodgebookBP, Costcutter, Costa ExpressHGV parking available
Full details: Alfreton
Although the facilities offered are a standard affair familiar to regular drivers, the building here looks deceptively grand.
Derby and Burton
At Derby, Derbyshire, DE65 6DX. [Google Maps]
KFC drive thru, LP4, Hamiltons (The Cherry Tree Farm Pub-Restaurantwebsite is adjacent)The Shell forecourt is part of the main buildingIbis BudgetbookShell (with: Autogas LPG), Select, Costa Express, Deli2go, Car Wash, Air1 AdBlue
Full details: Derby and Burton
A site at the A50
Between Derby and Burton-upon-Trent, Derbyshire, DE65 6GY. [Google Maps]
The northbound filling station is open 24 hours
BP, Londis, Costa Express, Millie's Cookies, Rollover Hot Dogs, Car WashHGV parking available
OK DinerBP, Londis, Costa Express, Rollover Hot Dogs
HKS Retail operate the filling stations
The shops are both branded as KeyStore Express, even though they are actually Londis stores and are advertised as such from the Londis website, totem poles and offers inside the store. The services are only a mile south of Shell's newest signed services at Derby with Burton
. The diner also provides access to a house and can be accessed using a bridge from the northbound carriageway.
Ye Olde Hutte Café
Between Tewkesbury and Stratford, Worcestershire, GL20 6HB. [Google Maps]
Ye Olde Hutte CaféHGV parking available
Notes: A transport cafe situated at the side of the road that is signed as 'services'.
At Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 2RQ. [Google Maps]
This site is open 24 hoursMcDonalds Drive ThruBP, M&S Simply Food, Wild Bean Café, Jet Wash
BP Express operate the filling station.
Also accessible to traffic on the B4008. The McDonalds
on site houses a former Little Chef
restaurant which opened in 1990/91 and closed in 2001/02. The filling station reopened as a BP on 16th November 2016, after formerly being branded as Esso with a Mace store and a Lavazza machine.
Northbound between Exeter and Plymouth, Devon, EX6 7XU. [Google Maps]
This site is open 24 hoursRoute 5website, Lavazza CoffeeEsso, Spar, Costa Express, PG Tips 2Go, Air1 AdBlue
Chartman Retail operate the filling station
Also known as Kennford. This was originally a dual-sided Welcome Break
site. Both sides were Happy Eater's. Southbound is now the Haldon Diner and northbound was turned into a Little Chef however it closed in February 2012.
This site has recently undergone a complete transformation with a new Esso
forecourt and restaurant housing on the old Little Chef land. It is also due to gain 2 new drive thrus very soon. Plans for the site can be viewed here
Between Exeter and Plymouth, Devon, TQ13 7RB. [Google Maps]
Dartmoor Lodge Restaurant and BarDartmoor Lodge HotelShell, Mace, Tchibo, Jet Wash
This service area is made up of two facilities - the filling station and hotel - both of which are signed. Also accessible to traffic on the B3352. Site also known as "Peartree" or "Carew". Former Little Chef
Between Exeter and Plymouth, Devon, PL21 9EF. [Google Maps]
The filling station is open 24 hoursWestward CafeGulf, Gulf StoreOvernight HGV parking available
Signed with "Overnight Parking" sign. Former Jet
filling station site.
Southbound between Exeter and Plymouth, Devon, PL7 5AX. [Google Maps]
The Smithaleigh HotelHarvest Energy, Shop, Costa Express
JR & JM Smith - t/a Smithaleigh Services operate this site
Located on the old A38, close to junctions on the new road. The hotel is located further down the road from the filling station. Former Little Chef site, it closed in February 2012. Filling station formerly branded as BP
At Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6LF. [Google Maps]
Burger King, SubwayTravelodgebookBP, Shop, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlue
Full details: Saltash
built site just before or after the Tamar Bridge.