A small service area located in the picturesque hills of Lanarkshire, in a corner of the motorway junction.
Catering: Burger King, Chopstix Noodle Bar, Harry Ramsden's, Starbucks, Starbucks on the Go, Krispy Kreme Shops: WHSmith Main Amenities: Ecotricity Electric Vehicle Charging Point, Showers, Tesla Supercharger, Welcome Break Gaming Motel: Days Inn Forecourt: Shell (with: Autogas LPG), Select, The Deli, Starbucks on the Go, Krispy Kreme, Rollover, Air1 AdBlue
First two hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £15 for a further 24 hours and HGVs, caravans and coaches must pay £26 (or £28 to include a £10 meal voucher).
Prices can be paid in the shop with instructions in each car park. They are strictly enforced by ParkingEye.
Abington Motorway Services Area
Trivia and History
The hotel in context.
The Starbucks was refurbished along with many others in early 2017, introducing a light wood theme throughout the store.
At the time Abington services opened, Welcome Break was owned by Forte, who also owned two Little Chefs in Abington village. Those Little Chefs were inevitably going to close with the new motorway opening, but they were effectively moved into the new building.
The entrance opens out into a small foyer. Opposite to the entrance is the Starbucks café which has a door. To the left is the food court while to the right is Burger King, WHSmith and the toilet facilities.
It is a vastly scaled down version of other services built at the time, such as Warwick, although Abington hasn't been extended as much. It is easy to imagine it with facilities such as Red Hen and The Granary.
|Annandale Water (26 miles)||Services on the M74 and A74(M)||Cairn Lodge (7 miles)|
|Gretna (49 miles)||Welcome Break services||none|
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