Motorway Services Online

Services on the A66

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Here are details on the services on the A66, starting at Keswick and ending at Scotch Corner. Also on Motorway Services Online: Services on the M6 and the A1(M).


Rheged services
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Location & Services Type: Single site located a junction between Keswick and the M6, Cumbria, CA11 0DQ. Also accessible to traffic on the M6 and the A592. [Google Maps link]

Operator: Westmorland
Opened: 2000
Main Facilities: Restaurant, Cinema, Shops, Childrens Play Area, Meeting rooms, Ecotricity electric vehicle charging point
Forecourt: Esso

Notes: An unusual combination - a service area which also describes itself as "Cumbria's leading family day out". It's owned by Westmorland and has its own website. It is also very close to an unsigned Little Chef/Burger King/Travelodge site just down the A66.

The filling station is open 24hrs

AWJ Penrith Truckstop (HGVs Only)

Location & Services Type: Single site located at the M6 junction, Cumbria, CA11 9EH. [Google Maps link]

Operator: AWJ Forestry Products
Restaurants: Shop, Restaurant, Bar 40
Forecourt: Petroplus (fuel), AdBlue, LPG
Motel: Hotel

Notes: AWJ Penrith Truckstop is situated just 3 minutes away from junction 40 on the M6 and offer "an extensive 24 hour menu in their restaurant" and there "fuel and parking are available 24/7".

They offer an "extensive array of facilities" including:

Bar with large screen TV, Cash machine, Clean & Spacious Showers, Conference facilities available for hire, Comprehensively Stocked Shop, Free to use internet enabled PC's, Free WiFi, Fully automated refuelling forecourt, Games room, Restaurant serving excellent food and Secure parking with 24hr patrols

The filling station is open 24 hours

Sedbury Lay-by

Sedbury services
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Location & Services Type: Single site located between junctions on the westbound side only between Bowes and Scotch Corner, North Yorkshire, postcode unknown. [Google Maps link]

Main Amenities: Picnic Area, Toilets
Restaurant: Sedbury Caterers

Notes: Technically only a lay-by, but it's supported by the Highways Agency and appears in their list of services, so what do we know? It is located barely half a mile from Scotch Corner.

Scotch Corner

Full details: Scotch Corner