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Gristhwaite services map and directions

Gristhwaite (Thirsk)
Location: A168 between Thirsk and Dishforth

Signposted from the road.

YO7 3HN (northbound), YO7 3HW (southbound)


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


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The map icons point to the entrance to the service area from the road. The letters refer to the direction of travel. If the site has two public entrances, both are shown, even if the second isn't well-known.


The service area is signed from both sides of the road, between Thirsk and Topcliffe.

From the A168 northbound, the access is direct from the road, a few miles after the Sessay exit.

From the A168 southbound, the access is direct from the road, a few miles after the Sowerby exit.

Directions and distances are provided as a guide based on the information that was available at the time of writing. Always obey the signs and markings provided on the ground.

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Not Far From

Thorpe (1 mile)
Sowerby (2 miles)
Thirsk (3 miles)
North York Moors National Park (>7 miles)
Ripon (9 miles)
Middlesbrough (28 miles)
York (28 miles)
Leeds (40 miles)