For information about getting help with the cost of visiting (Assisted Prison Visits Scheme) we have prepared a factsheet with all the information you need. If you need a PDF reader, you can download adobe pdf reader for free.
insideinformation is pleased to provide comprehensive information on visiting all of the prisons in the country. Scroll down for more info. There are a number of ways to locate the prison you require....
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Visiting somebody in prison is not particularly easy to organise when there are so many varying rules and individual requirements for each establishment. For families and friends visiting prisoners it will already be a stressful and emotional time and avoiding the many pitfalls can help.
There are general rules that apply to visiting most prisons but there are also many local variations and peculiarities. The aim of this service is to provide the details needed to make any visit go as smoothly as possible.
PACT have made a short video about visiting a prison and have kindly agreed to allow it to be shown here. Please see below.
To obtain the specific details about the prison you intend visiting you can either select an establishment by name, using the alphabetical drop down menu at the top of this screen or by region using the clickable areas embedded in the map. There is also an option for anyone considering a transfer, to select prisons by category from the category menu provided.
TRAVEL AND ACCOMODATION:
For those planning the journey by road or public transport there is detailed information available including printable maps and directions.
If your journey is likely to involve an overnight stay in the local area or the use of local bus or taxi service, you will find useful information about the services available in the area by scrolling down to the bottom section. Making all the necessary arrangements before setting off on the journey can help avoid complications and reduce the overall costs.
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HMP ABERDEEN visitor info
HMP ADDIEWELL visitor info
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HMP ASHFIELD visitor info
HMP-YOI ASKHAM GRANGE visitor info
HMYOI AYLESBURY visitor info
HMP BARLINNIE visitor info
HMP BEDFORD visitor info
HMP BELMARSH visitor info
HMP BIRMINGHAM visitor info
HMP BLANTYRE HOUSE visitor info
HMYOI BRINSFORD visitor info
HMP BRISTOL visitor info
HMP BRIXTON visitor info
HMP-YOI BRONZEFIELD visitor info
HMP BUCKLEY HALL visitor info
HMP BULLINGDON visitor info
HMP BURE visitor info
HMP CARDIFF visitor info
HMP CASTLE HUNTLY visitor info
HMP CHANNINGS WOOD visitor info
HMP-YOI CHELMSFORD visitor info
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HMYOI COOKHAM WOOD visitor info
HMP-YOI CORNTON VALE visitor info
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HMYOI DEERBOLT visitor info
HMP DONCASTER visitor info
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HMP EASTWOOD PARK visitor info
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HMP EDMUNDS HILL visitor info
HMP ERLESTOKE visitor info
HMP EVERTHORPE visitor info
HMP-YOI EXETER visitor info
HMP FEATHERSTONE visitor info
HMYOI FELTHAM visitor info
HMP FORD visitor info
HMP-YOI FOREST BANK visitor info
HMP FOSTON HALL visitor info
HMP FRANKLAND visitor info
HMP FULL SUTTON visitor info
HMP GARTH visitor info
HMP GARTREE visitor info
HMYOI GLEN PARVA visitor info
HMP GLENOCHIL visitor info
HMP GREENOCK visitor info
HMP GRENDON visitor info
GUERNSEY PRISON visitor info
HMP GUYS MARSH visitor info
HMP-YOI HATFIELD (MOORLAND OPEN) visitor info
HMP HAVERIGG visitor info
HMP HEWELL visitor info
HMP HIGH DOWN visitor info
HMP HIGHPOINT SOUTH visitor info
HMP HIGHPOINT NORTH visitor info
HMYOI HINDLEY visitor info
HMP HOLLESLEY BAY visitor info
HMP-YOI HOLLOWAY visitor info
HMP HOLME HOUSE visitor info
HMP HULL visitor info
HMP HUMBER visitor info
HMP HUNTERCOMBE visitor info
HMYOC HYDEBANK WOOD visitor info
HMP INVERNESS (Porterfield) visitor info
HMYOI ISIS visitor info
ISLE of MAN PRISON visitor info
HMP ISLE OF WIGHT - ALBANY visitor info
HMP ISLE OF WIGHT - PARKHURST visitor info
HMP KENNET visitor info|
HMP KILMARNOCK visitor info
HMP KIRKHAM visitor info
HMP KIRKLEVINGTON GRANGE visitor info
HMP LA MOYE visitor info
HMYOI LANCASTER FARMS visitor info
HMP LANCASTER CASTLE visitor info
HMP LEEDS visitor info
HMP LEICESTER visitor info
HMP LEWES visitor info
HMP LEYHILL visitor info
HMP LINCOLN visitor info
HMP LINDHOLME visitor info
HMP-YOI LITTLEHEY visitor info
HMP LIVERPOOL visitor info
HMP LONG LARTIN visitor info
HMP LOWDHAM GRANGE visitor info
HMP LOW MOSS visitor info
HMP-YOI LOW NEWTON visitor info
HMP MAGHABERRY visitor info
HMP MAGILLIGAN visitor info
HMP MAIDSTONE visitor info
HMP MANCHESTER visitor info
HMP-YOI MOORLAND CLOSED visitor info
HMP-YOI NEW HALL visitor info
HMP NORTH SEA CAMP visitor info
HMP NORTHUMBERLAND visitor info
HMP-YOI NORWICH visitor info
HMP NOTTINGHAM visitor info
HMP OAKWOOD visitor info
HMP ONLEY visitor info
HMP-YOI PARC visitor info
HMP PENTONVILLE visitor info
HMP PERTH visitor info
HMP-YOI PERTH visitor info
HMP PETERBOROUGH visitor info
HMYOI POLMONT visitor info
HMYOI PORTLAND visitor info
HMP PRESCOED visitor info
HMP PRESTON visitor info
HMP RANBY visitor info
HMP RISLEY visitor info
HMYOI ROCHESTER visitor info
HMP RYE HILL visitor info
HMP SEND visitor info
HMP SHEPPEY CLUSTER - ELMLEY visitor info
HMP SHEPPEY CLUSTER - STANDFORD HILL visitor info
HMP SHEPPEY CLUSTER - SWALESIDE visitor info
HMP SHOTTS visitor info
HMP SPRING HILL visitor info
HMP STAFFORD visitor info
HMP STOCKEN visitor info
HMYOI STOKE HEATH visitor info
HMP STYAL visitor info
HMP SUDBURY visitor info
HMP SWANSEA visitor info
HMYOI SWINFEN HALL visitor info
HMP THAMESIDE visitor info
HMP THE MOUNT visitor info
HMYOI THORN CROSS visitor info
HMP USK visitor info
HMP WAKEFIELD visitor info
HMP WANDSWORTH visitor info
HMP-YOI WARREN HILL visitor info
HMP WAYLAND visitor info
HMP WEALSTUN visitor info
HMYOI WERRINGTON visitor info
HMYOI WETHERBY visitor info
HMP WHATTON visitor info
HMP WHITEMOOR visitor info
HMP WINCHESTER visitor info
HMP WOLDS visitor info
HMP WOODHILL visitor info
HMP WORMWOOD SCRUBS visitor info
HMP WYMOTT visitor info
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