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Sourton Cross services


A30 between Okehampton and Launceston
(also accessible to traffic on the A386)

Signposted from the road.

Post Code:

EX20 4LY

(Google Maps link)


Single site located at a junction.

One of the busiest services in the region, Sourton Cross has a familiar service area next to a picnic area and transport café.


Catering: Woody's Transport Café Main Amenities: Picnic Area with Toilets Motel: Travelodgebook Forecourt: Shell, Little Waitrose, Costa Express, Air1 AdBlue

Contact Details[edit]

EX20 4LY

Trivia and Design[edit]

Old Little Chef.
The Little Chef at Sourton Cross.

The history of Sourton Cross starts with the Roebuck Hotel on the old A30. In 1986 this was purchased by Forte's Little ChefHistory, who provided a new petrol station. The Little Chef Lodge opened shortly after, which became Travelodge.

This gained a Burger King but the Little Chef was forced to close in January 2018 when new owners Euro Garages lost the rights to the name, but became EG Diner. Both this and the Burger King then closed at the end of September 2018, although a refurbished Burger King is set to reopen in 2019 alongside Greggs and Subway.

The Shell filling station underwent a major refurbishment from August to November 2014 and reopened with a large Deli2go counter. The filling station was then refurbished again in January 2018 and reopened with a Little Waitrose store.


Whitehouse (5 miles) Services on the A30 Bodmin Moor (westbound, 21 miles)
Penlan (eastbound, 32 miles)
Cornwall (42 miles)