It’s nice to get a pat on the back.

2021

Which? best service stations

Tebay Services and our other businesses Gloucester Services and Cairn Lodge Services were named top three in a Which? survey ranking Britain’s best and worst service stations.

2020

Specialist Retailer/Supplier of the Year

Cumbria Life Food & Drink Awards. We were winners for the second time at the annual food and drink awards organised by Cumbria Life magazine. The judges praised Tebay Services Farmshop for putting Cumbria on the map.

2020

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice

Awarded annually by TripAdvisor to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn excellent reviews from travellers and are ranked within the top 10 per cent of properties on tripadvisor.co.uk.

2017

Winner: Large Leisure and Tourism Business

Cumbria Family Business Awards. In the inaugural year of this event celebrating the achievements of family businesses, Hairy Biker Dave Myers presented The Westmorland Family (Tebay Services and Rheged) with the Large Leisure and Tourism Business award.

2015

Samworth Brothers Rural Action Award

Tebay Services and Gloucester Services were joint recipients of this award at Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards, which recognises businesses that support rural communities to maintain a vibrant, sustainable and prosperous rural economy.

2014

Best Retail Entrepreneur (CEO Sarah Dunning)

Our former CEO (now Chair) received the Best Retail Entrepreneur award (turnover over £20 million) at the inaugural Investec Food and Drink Entrepreneur of the Year event held at the House of Commons.

2013

OBE for services to food, drink and hospitality (CEO Sarah Dunning)

Our former CEO (now Chair) was named in the New Year’s Honours List, receiving the OBE in recognition of her services to the food, drink and hospitality sectors.

2013

Outstanding Contribution to Cumbrian Food and Drink

Judges at the Cumbria Life Food & Drink Awards gave a special award to CEO Sarah Dunning and Tebay Services for championing and supporting local food and drink.

2013

Excellence in Practical Farming and Business Award (Dunning family)

The Royal Agricultural Society of England’s Excellence in Practical Farming and Business Award recognises those who set a lead for other farmers on a regional or national basis.

2013

David Bellamy Gold Conservation Award

Our Caravan Park won this award for the seventh time since 2006 for its efforts in reducing its impact on the surrounding environment.

2012

UK’s first five-star motorway service area

Tebay South became the first recipient of a five-star rating under VisitEngland’s Motorway Service Area (MSA) quality scheme. Tebay Services also received a five-star rating in 2015, one of only seven MSAs to achieve the top rating, and we have retained our five-star rating ever since.

2009

Grand Prix of Gastronomy

Presented by the late food critic Egon Ronay, founder of the British Academy of Gastronomes, this award was given annually to the person or business that had done most to improve the quality of UK food. Previous winners included HRH The Prince of Wales, the Roux brothers, Jane Grigson and Somerset Cheddar.

2009

Family Business Director of the Year (CEO Sarah Dunning)

Our CEO (now Chair) was named Family Business Director of the Year at the Institute of Directors Awards.

2003

Winner: Food Retailer, BBC Food and Farming Awards

Tebay Services won the Small Retailer/Food Retailer/Local Retailer category of the BBC Food and Farming Awards, which honour those that do most to promote the cause of good food.

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Quick Kitchen
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