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 visit your loved ones in Prisons in England and Wales.

Visits will continue to run whilst it is safe to do so. Visiting rules may change if there is an outbreak within a prison, this may include bringing back testing before visits for a short time to protect you, the person you are visiting and staff.

You should check for updates on specific prison pages using the list below and where available on social media for that prison.

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 1 April 2022 + show all updates
  1. Updated note about visiting prisons based on 1 April rule changes

  2. Added Werrington to the list of prisons piloting testing for physical contact

  3. Updated visiting information in line with coronavirus restrictions.

  4. Updated restrictions info

  5. Updated message about national tiering.

  6. Added message about the introduction of national restrictions.

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

  8. First published.