Onley prison visiting information

Domestic Visit times:

Mon - Thursday 14:00-15:00 and 15:15-16:15
Friday 14:30 - 16:00
Saturday 14:00-15:00 and 15:15-16:15
Sunday 14:00-15:00 and 15:15-16:15

Booking information:

To book online, visit:

All you need is:

  • the name and date of birth of the person you are visiting
  • their prisoner number.

You can choose up to 3 possible dates and times. Prison booking staff will check what's available and confirm your visit by email.

If you've made an online visit booking request and haven't received a confirmation email within 1-3 working days, please email or call 01788 523402, lines open 08:30 - 12:30 and 13:15 - 16:30 , Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays).

You may be entitled to help with your travel expenses. Please visit the Assisted Prison Visits Scheme page for more information.

Legal Visits times: 

Mon - Thursday 14:00 - 15:00 and 15:15 - 16:15 
Friday 14:30 - 16:00

Booking information: All legal visits must be booked by calling 01788 523402 at the times stated above.

Prison Voicemail service

Social contacts can exchange voicemails with prisoners through the Prison Voicemail service, which is available at this establishment. Family members or friends sign up online and are given a unique landline phone number which they can call at any time to leave messages. The prisoner dials the same number from within the prison to listen and reply. You can find more information including pricing at

How to get there:

  • Bus: No bus service available from Rugby.

  • Train: The nearest railway station is at Rugby, for details please call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950.
  • Car: From the North on the M6 leave the motorway at junction 1. Join the A426 to Rugby. Follow the road through Rugby to Dunchurch. At the traffic lights turn left onto the A45 towards Daventry. HMP Onley is signposted on the left hand side.

  • From the North on the A45, follow the A45 past Coventry to Dunchurch. At the traffic lights in Dunchurch go straight ahead. HMP Onley is situated approximately 2 miles from Dunchurch and is signposted on the left hand side.

  • From the South on the M1, turn off at the M1/M45 junction (17). Follow the M45 to the roundabout. Go round the roundabout and back on to the M45 and take the first exit off the M45, follow the A45 signposted Daventry. HMP Onley is signposted approximately 1 mile away to the left hand side.

  • From the South via Daventry, follow the A45 past Daventry towards Dunchurch for approximately 8 miles. HMP Onley is signposted on the right hand side approximately 2 miles before reaching Dunchurch.

  • For all, at the HMP Onley signpost turn onto the approach road and follow it to the car park. Onley is the Middle establishment of three on this road.

  • Please advise the Gate Officer of your vehicle registration number.

    Taxi from Rugby Station takes approximately 20 mins and costs £28 return.

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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