Book a Prison Visit to Lincoln Prison

Book a Prison Visit to Lincoln Prison

Book a prison visit to Lincoln Prison and booking information, parking and visiting times.

Lincoln Prison, located in the East Midlands, serves as both a prison and a young offender institution (YOI) for men aged 18 and over. This establishment plays a crucial role in the British penal system, providing a secure environment for inmates while also focusing on rehabilitation and reintegration into society.

Visiting Lincoln Prison

Before visiting Lincoln Prison, it’s essential to be on the prisoner’s approved visitor list and book your visit at least three working days in advance. At least one visitor must be 18 or older at every visit. Visitors must also have the required identification with them​​. For first-time visitors or those not on the approved list, contact the booking line at 01522 663 172 for more information. The line is open Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to midday, except on Bank Holidays​​.

Visiting times to Lincoln Prison

Visiting Times

Lincoln Prison offers visiting hours as follows:

  • Tuesday: 2 pm to 4 pm
  • Thursday: 2 pm to 4 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 11 am and 2 pm to 4 pm
  • Sunday: 9 am to 11 am and 2 pm to 4 pm These designated times facilitate the management of visits, ensuring a smooth experience for both visitors and inmates​​.

HMP Linclon Prison Visiting Information

Getting to Lincoln Prison

Lincoln Prison is located opposite Lincoln County Hospital. The closest railway station is Lincoln Central, and the prison is a 20-minute walk from there. For public transport, use National Rail Enquiries and Traveline for local bus times. Parking is available as Pay and Display to the right and back of the prison, with Blue Badge parking at the front, which should be requested when booking a visit​​.

Dress Code for Visitors

Visitors must adhere to a specific dress code to maintain a family-friendly atmosphere. Prohibited clothing includes short/cropped tops, low-cut tops, vests, mini-skirts, shorts, see-through clothing, headwear (except for religious purposes), offensive or inappropriate clothing, ripped clothing, and articles that hinder observation by staff. Non-compliance with the dress code will result in denied entry​​.

Contact Information and Address

  • Address: HMP/YOI Lincoln, Greetwell Road, Lincoln, LN2 4BD.
  • Telephone: 01522 663 000 (24 hours).
  • Fax: 01522 663 001​​​​.

Reminder for Visitors

It’s important to confirm all details with official sources before visiting Lincoln Prison to ensure compliance with the latest guidelines and legal requirements. Always maintain a respectful and informative approach during your visit, considering the sensitive environment of the prison.


  1. Lincoln Prison – GOV.UK
  2. Lincoln Prison Contact Information