Book a Prison Visit to Humber Prison

Book a Visit Humber Prison

Humber Prison, located near Brough in East Yorkshire, is a Category C men’s prison operational since 2012. Formed from the amalgamation of the former Wolds and Everthorpe prisons, this modern facility can accommodate over 1,000 inmates. It’s designed to hold adult males requiring a lower level of security while providing a structured environment supporting their rehabilitation. Life at Humber Prison focuses on rehabilitation, offering a range of educational courses, vocational training, and work opportunities. Inmates have access to health and well-being services, including substance misuse support, and the regime is designed to reduce reoffending​​.

Humber Prison is situated in the countryside near Brough, East Yorkshire, accessible by car via the A63, connecting Hull and the M62 motorway. The nearest train station is Brough, from which a bus or taxi can be taken to the prison​​.

Visiting times to Humber Prison

To book a visit at Humber Prison, you must first be on the approved visitors list, arranged by the inmate. Once approved, you can book your visit online through the official prison visits booking system or by contacting the prison’s visit booking line. For general enquiries, you can contact Humber Prison at 01430 273 000, and for email correspondence, the address is [email protected] The visiting times are generally weekdays from 14:00 – 16:00 and weekends from 09:00 – 11:00 and 14:00 – 16:00, though it’s advisable to check with the prison for the most current visiting hours​​​​​​​​​​.

Parking facilities, including Blue Badge spaces, are available at Humber Prison near the main entrance and are free of charge​​​​.

HMP Humber Prison Visiting Requirements

All visitors aged 16 or older must prove their identity before entering the prison. Visitors will need to undergo a pat-down search, including children, and may be sniffed by security dogs. There are strict controls on what can be taken into Humber, and most items will have to be left in a locker or with security. You can leave pushchairs and car seats in the visitors centre at the bottom of the car park. Breaking these rules can result in cancellation of the visit and a potential ban from visiting again​​.

The visitor centre’s opening times are Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 9 am for official and legal visitors, and 12:30 pm for social visitors. On Saturday and Sunday, it opens at 12:30 pm until all visitors have left. It’s best to book in at least 30 minutes before the start of your visit​​.

Friends and families of prisoners are permitted to send books directly to their loved ones or can order books from approved retailers, which can source and send the books to prisoners​​.

For more information, please visit the official Humber Prison pages on the websites of​​ and​​​​.