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Tebay services

Location:

M6 between J38 and J39

Signposted from the road.

Postcode:

CA10 3SB

map and directions

Access/Layout:

Two sites located between junctions, with no public connection between them.

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Arguably the UK's most famous service station, Tebay is a family-owned site which is nestled in the scenic part of the M6, with two buildings offering great views over a special part of the country. Its duck pond, farm shop and caravan park make it an unusual destination on the motorway network, and one that has won a lot of die-hard fans.

Lorry drivers may prefer the J38 Truckstop, which is also ran by Westmorland and located a mile to the south at junction 38.

Facilities

COVID-19 update: These details were updated on 12 April 2021, with changes caused by COVID-19.
Catering: Barbecue Shed (weather dependant), Café, Quick Kitchen Shops: Farm Shop, Butchers Counter, Cheese Counter Main Amenities: Caravan Park, Dog Walking Area, Free Cash Machines, Showers Hotel: Temporarily closed Charging Points: Ecotricity, Tesla Supercharger Forecourt: Esso, Shop, Coffee Bar, Food to Go, AdBlue Containers

Parking Prices

First 3 hours free for all vehicles, after which cars must pay £12 and caravans, motorhomes and HGVs £18 with a £3 food voucher.

Prices can be paid for in the farm shop or kitchen, with instructions in each car park.

The fees are enforced by Westmorland Limited.

This information is provided to us by third parties. You should always check with staff on site.

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Westmorland Motorway Services Ltd
Westmorland Place
Orton
Penrith
Cumbria
CA10 3SB


Trivia and History

Tebay services restaurant.
Simplicity is best in the restaurant.

See also: History:Tebay

In 2010 the service area raised £3,500 for the Cumbria flood appeal.

Inside, the lack of advertising or loud colours gives it more in common with some National Trust properties than any other service station. The motorway network's first farm shops were opened here in 2003 by Prince Charles.

Tebay is one of the few sites where signage encourages vehicles to use the Rear Access, although 'no entry' signs are still used. The road is mainly there to serve the hotel and caravan park, which are technically built off-site.

The site will be the subject of a four-part documentary series on Channel 4, to be broadcast in early 2021.

Alternatives

Previous:Next:
Burton-in-Kendal (M6 northbound, 21 miles)
Killington Lake (M6 southbound, 11 miles)
Scotch Corner (A66, 44 miles)
Services on the M6Southwaite (26 miles)

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