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PremierLeague-News.Com - As families prepare to hit the road from April 12 when attractions like zoos and theme parks as well as some self catering properties finally take the dust covers off, Which? said it was the worst in Britain coming last out of 70
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! As families prepare to hit the road from April 12 when attractions like zoos and theme parks as well as some self catering properties finally take the dust covers off, all service stations in the UK have been ranked. And in the top 10 featured a Yorkshire service station with Wetherby on the A1 which scoring 61 and finishing in fifth place. Gloucester Services on the M5 was crowned king of roadside break with a score of 86 and five stars for cleanliness, range of shops and facilities. The survey of more than 2,700 Brits placed Tebay Services on the M6 near the Lake District second with a score of 83 and Cairn Lodge on the M74 in Lanarkshire took third spot with 69. To sign up for our Yorkshire Live newsletter, click here. Wetherby's Moto services off of the A1 features 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's reviews are full of positive praises by motorists, with one man even going so far as to praise the motorway stop better than the Sistine Chapel! The Wetherby services review in full Wetherby services The man who left the review on Google in 2018 said: "I've sipped a Singapore Sling at the Long Bar at Raffles hotel in Singapore. I've enjoyed champagne cocktails whilst watching the sun set over the Pacific ocean from Santa Monica pier. "I've carried a bottle of 25 year old Dalwhinnie malt whisky to the summit of Helvellyn, to drink whilst wild camping under the stars. Indisputably though - the most glamorous I have ever felt, was whilst knocking back a Costa coconut latte in the stunning grounds of Wetherby Services off the A1.
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. "After taking an overdue and much needed slash in the impeccably maintained restroom, I stepped back outside to take in one of England's great sights one more time.
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"The Sistine chapel may have exquisite frescoes adorning it's famous vaulted ceilings - but if Michaelangelo ever had the chance to gaze upon the steel grey skies of West Yorkshire framing the largest single span petrol station roof in northern Europe, I suspect he may have downed tools forever, having witnessed the pinnacle of man's artistic achievement in the shape of the BP garage. "I stared in awe until the drizzle soaked the collar of my fleece, before stealing some serviettes from the Wild Bean Cafe to dry tears of wonder from my eyes. I gathered my thoughts, before driving to Pontefract to pick up a wheelbarrow. An unforgettable journey." All service stations ranked
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Which? said by mapping out routes, drivers could avoid the pitfalls of shabby service stations by stopping off at more inviting ones within striking distance. Which? Travel editor Rory Boland said: “The results of our survey show that it pays to plan ahead to avoid some of the UK’s worst motorway services. It could be the difference between a home-cooked meal in peaceful surroundings, or crowded queues in downright dirty facilities. “Whether you’re zipping down the M5 towards the beaches on the south-west coast, or up the M6 towards the Scottish border, make sure your journey isn’t spoiled by a stop at a shoddy service station.” Below shows all the service stations ranked by Which? Enter your postcode for live traffic and travel updates where you are
Yorkshire service stations ranked 5) Wetherby - North Yorkshire (Moto) 22) Woodall - South Yorkshire (Welcome Break) 37) Hartshead Moor - West Yorkshire (Welcome Break) 56) Scotch Corner - North Yorkshire (Moto) 59) Woolley Edge - West Yorkshire (Moto)
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