Whitemoor prison visiting information

Social visits (A, B & C wings)

Mon: 14:00 - 16:15
Thu: 14:00 - 16:15
Fri: 14:00 - 16:15
Sat: 14:00 - 16:15
Sun: 14:00 - 16:15

Social visits (Fens Unit)
Thu: 14:00 - 16:00
Fri: 14:00 - 16:00
Sat: 14:00 - 16:00
Sun: 14:00 - 16:00

Booking information: Visits must be pre-booked 24 hours in advance of the visit, on telephone number 01354 602 800 between 09:00 - 11:15 & 14:00 - 15:45 Monday to Friday.

Visits to High and Exceptional Risk prisoners must be booked seven days in advance.

Additional information: Children's visits take place every three months in line with the School holidays. There is a child free visit every month. Family visits are on the 1st Saturday of each month.

Any prisoner subject to PSO 4400 Chapter 1 can only apply for visits from his own children and/or siblings (under the age of 18). Approval of such visits will be subject to multi-agency risk assessments.

The Visitors' Centre is open from 12:15, it is staffed by the Prison Service and is situated adjacent to the visitors' car park.

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

Official visits
09:00 - 11:00 & 14:00 - 16:00

Wed: 14:00 - 16:00

Thu: 09:00 - 11:00

Booking information: Pre-book legal visits on 01354 602 654.

How to get there: HMP Whitemoor is situated near the town of March in Cambridgeshire.

  • Bus: The main bus station at Peterborough has frequent connections to March. A bus also drops off at the prison.
  • Train: March railway station is approximately 1½ miles from Whitemoor. The nearest mainline station is Peterborough, with frequent connections to March. Taxis are available from March railway station.
  • Car:
    From the South via Huntingdon using the A141 follow the signposts to March then pick up the signs for HMP Whitemoor once approaching the town of March. In the town centre turn right at the traffic lights and continue along Station Road, over two level crossings. The prison is situated on the left hand side and is clearly signposted.
    From the North via Peterborough follow the A47 east (towards Wisbech and Kings Lynn) until you reach Guyhirn. At Guyhirn roundabout (junction with the A141) turn right. The prison is then clearly signposted.
  • The visitors' car park is situated opposite the main entrance.
Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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