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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

You can now visit partners or close family members in some prisons. Certain restrictions apply. Contact the prison to book.

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

  1. Altcourse Prison
  2. Ashfield Prison
  3. Askham Grange Prison and Young Offender Institution
  4. Aylesbury Young Offender Institution
  5. Bedford Prison
  6. Belmarsh Prison
  7. Berwyn Prison
  8. Birmingham Prison
  9. Brinsford Prison
  10. Bristol Prison
  11. Brixton Prison
  12. Bronzefield Prison
  13. Buckley Hall Prison
  14. Bullingdon Prison
  15. Bure Prison
  16. Cardiff Prison
  17. Channings Wood Prison
  18. Chelmsford Prison
  19. Coldingley Prison
  20. Cookham Wood Young Offender Institution

Prisons D - F

  1. Dartmoor Prison
  2. Deerbolt Prison
  3. Doncaster Prison
  4. Dovegate Prison
  5. Downview Prison and Young Offender Institution
  6. Drake Hall Prison and Young Offender Institution
  7. Durham Prison
  8. East Sutton Park Prison and Young Offender Institution
  9. Eastwood Park Prison and Young Offender Institution
  10. Elmley Prison
  11. Erlestoke Prison
  12. Exeter Prison
  13. Featherstone Prison
  14. Feltham Young Offender Institution
  15. Ford Prison
  16. Forest Bank Prison
  17. Foston Hall Prison and Young Offender Institution
  18. Frankland Prison
  19. Full Sutton Prison

Prisons G - I

  1. Garth Prison
  2. Gartree Prison
  3. Grendon Prison
  4. Guys Marsh Prison
  5. Hatfield Prison
  6. Haverigg Prison
  7. Hewell Prison
  8. High Down Prison
  9. Highpoint Prison
  10. Hindley Prison
  11. Hollesley Bay Prison
  12. Holme House Prison
  13. Hull Prison
  14. Humber Prison
  15. Huntercombe Prison
  16. Isis Prison
  17. Isle of Wight Prison

Prisons J - L

  1. Kirkham Prison
  2. Kirklevington Grange Prison
  3. Lancaster Farms Prison
  4. Leeds Prison
  5. Leicester Prison
  6. Lewes Prison
  7. Leyhill Prison
  8. Lincoln Prison
  9. Lindholme Prison
  10. Littlehey Prison
  11. Liverpool Prison
  12. Long Lartin Prison
  13. Low Newton Prison and Young Offender Institution
  14. Lowdham Grange Prison

Prisons M - O

  1. Maidstone Prison
  2. Manchester Prison
  3. Moorland Prison
  4. Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre
  5. New Hall Prison and Young Offender Institution
  6. North Sea Camp Prison
  7. Northumberland Prison
  8. Norwich Prison
  9. Nottingham Prison
  10. Oakwood Prison
  11. Onley Prison

Prisons P - R

  1. Parc Prison and Young Offender Institute
  2. Pentonville Prison
  3. Peterborough Prison
  4. Portland Prison and Young Offender Institution
  5. Prescoed Prison
  6. Preston Prison
  7. Ranby Prison
  8. Risley Prison
  9. Rochester Prison
  10. Rye Hill Prison

Prisons S - U

  1. Send Prison
  2. Spring Hill Prison
  3. Stafford Prison
  4. Standford Hill Prison
  5. Stocken Prison
  6. Stoke Heath Prison
  7. Styal Prison and Young Offender Institution
  8. Sudbury Prison
  9. Swaleside Prison
  10. Swansea Prison
  11. Swinfen Hall Prison
  12. Thameside Prison
  13. The Mount Prison
  14. The Verne Prison
  15. Thorn Cross Prison
  16. Usk Prison

Prisons V - Z

  1. Wakefield Prison
  2. Wandsworth Prison
  3. Warren Hill Prison
  4. Wayland Prison
  5. Wealstun Prison
  6. Werrington Young Offender Institution
  7. Wetherby Young Offender Institution
  8. Whatton Prison
  9. Whitemoor prison
  10. Winchester Prison
  11. Woodhill Prison
  12. Wormwood Scrubs Prison
  13. Wymott Prison
Published 19 May 2020
Last updated 9 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated information around visiting restrictions being lifted in some prisons.

  2. First published.