Britain’s best rated Wetherby Moto A1 gas station – and it’s ‘better than the Sistine Chapel’



Gas stations across the country have been ranked as Yorkshire locals have been named in the top 10.

Wetherby petrol station on the A1 which scored 61 and finished in fifth place.

Gloucester Services on the M5 motorway was crowned King of the Road Breakaway with a score of 86 and five stars for cleanliness, variety of shops and amenities.

The survey of over 2,700 Britons placed Tebay Services on the M6 ​​near the Lake District in second with a score of 83 and Cairn Lodge on the M74 in Lanarkshire took third place with 69.

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Wetherby’s Moto services off the A1 include a Marks & Spencers, WH Smith, Burger King, KFC, Greggs, Costa Coffee, West Cornwall Pastry Co, Chow, Krispy Kreme and a Days Inn hotel.

The service station reviews are replete with positive praise from motorists, with one man even going so far as to praise the motorway stop better than the Sistine Chapel!

The complete review of Wetherby services

Wetherby Services

The man who left the review on Google in 2018 said: “I sipped a Singapore Sling at the Long Bar at the Raffles Hotel in Singapore. I sipped champagne cocktails while watching the sun go down. over the Pacific Ocean from the Santa Monica Pier.

“I took a bottle of 25 year old Dalwhinnie malt whiskey to the top of Helvellyn, to drink on a wild camping trip under the stars. Unquestionably though – the most glamorous I have ever felt was in spilling a Costa coconut latte in the stunning grounds of Wetherby Services off the A1.

“With a bag of Percy Pigs from Marks & Spencer taking my taste buds out of the park, and the smell of diesel fumes seductively mingling with the scent of flame-grilled Angus Whopper enthusiastically consumed by the toothless man sharing a picnic bench with me, I have a good claim to say that I enjoyed the full multisensory experience here.

“After taking a late and much needed gash in the immaculately maintained toilet, I stepped out to admire once again one of England’s most beautiful sights.

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“The Sistine Chapel may have exquisite frescoes adorning its famous vaulted ceilings – but if Michelangelo ever had the chance to gaze at the steel gray sky of West Yorkshire framing the largest single-span gas station roof in Northern Europe, I suspect he may have cut down tools forever, having witnessed the height of man’s artistic achievement in the form of the BP garage.

“I watched in awe until the drizzle soaked the collar of my fleece, before stealing napkins from the Wild Bean Cafe to dry the tears of wonder from my eyes. I gathered my thoughts, before I go to Pontefract to take a wheelbarrow. An unforgettable journey. “

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The ranking of UK motorway service stations, according to Which?

Who? Said by plotting routes, drivers could avoid the pitfalls of seedy gas stations by stopping at more attractive stations within striking distance.

Who? Travel editor Rory Boland said: “The results of our survey show that it pays to plan ahead to avoid some of the worst motorway services in the UK. It could be the difference between having a home cooked meal in peaceful surroundings or crowded lines in downright dirty facilities.

“Whether you drive down the M5 towards the beaches of the south west coast or the M6 ​​towards the Scottish border, make sure your trip is not marred by a stop at a poor service station.”



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