Prisons in England and Wales

Find information on prisons and young offender institutions in England and Wales, including how to arrange visits and how to stay in touch with prisoners.

List of all prisons in England and Wales

Please note, visits are currently suspended in all adult prisons in England and Wales due to the current coronavirus restrictions in place.

Visits are still permitted in youth custody establishments on compassionate grounds.

For information on prisons in Scotland, visit the Scottish Prison Service. For information on prisons in Northern Ireland, visit the Northern Ireland Prison Service.

Prisons A - C

Prisons D - F

Prisons G - I

Prisons J - L

Prisons M - O

Prisons P - R

Prisons S - U

Prisons V - Z

Published 19 May 2020
Last updated 30 December 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated restrictions info

  2. Updated message about national tiering.

  3. Added message about the introduction of national restrictions.

  4. Updated information around visiting restrictions being lifted in some prisons.

  5. First published.