Book a Prison Visit to Long Lartin Prison

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Book a Prison Visit to Long Lartin Prison: Comprehensive Guide

General Information about Long Lartin Prison

Long Lartin Prison is a high-security men’s prison located in Evesham, Worcestershire. It functions as a dispersal establishment for sentenced and remand category A and sentenced category B male prisoners. The prison, part of the high-security prisons group in the West Midland Region, was initially established in the 1960s and opened in 1971. Originally a category C prison, it was upgraded to provide dispersal level security in 1973. The facility has undergone several security enhancements and expansions over the years, including the addition of new wings and units. Today, it has a capacity of 609 prisoners​​​​.

Accommodation at Long Lartin

The prison offers various types of accommodation for inmates:

  • Cells without in-cell sanitation for general and vulnerable prisoners.
  • Modern open-plan units.
  • A specialized substance-free living unit.
  • A healthcare inpatient unit, including end-of-life care.
  • A PIPE unit (Psychologically Informed Planned Environment)​​.

Booking Information for Long Lartin Prison Visits

To visit an inmate at Long Lartin Prison, you must be on their visitor list and book your visit 3 days in advance. Each visit can include up to 2 adults and 2 children. The number of visits a prisoner can have might be limited, and this should be verified with the prison​​.

How to Book Visits

  • Family and Friends Visits: Book by telephone at 01386 295 188, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 2 pm.
  • Legal and Professional Visits: Book by email at [email protected] or by telephone.

Visiting times to Long Lartin Prison

Visiting Times

  • Family and Friends Visits: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday, 2 pm to 4:30 pm.
  • Legal Visits: Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 am to 11:30 am​​​​.

Important Note:

Visitors should arrive at least half an hour before the visit time for check-in and security procedures​​.

Directions to Long Lartin Prison

The closest railway station to Long Lartin is Honeybourne, from where you can get a taxi. To plan your journey by public transport, use National Rail Enquiries and Traveline. The prison provides a free visitors’ car park, and visitors can arrive from 1:15 pm for the booking process​​.

Entering Long Lartin Prison

Visitors aged 16 or older must provide valid ID, and first-time visitors over 18 need to provide proof of address. All visitors, including children, are subject to security searches. Adherence to a strict dress code is required. Visitors can bring in up to £20 in coins for refreshments, but other personal items must be left in lockers or with security. Specific provisions for visiting with a baby are allowed​​.

Visiting Facilities

  • The visitors’ centre opens at 12 pm.
  • A family support worker can assist with information about prison routines and visiting procedures.
  • Refreshments are available for purchase during the visit.
  • Facilities are accessible for visitors with disabilities​​.

HMP Long Lartin Prison Visiting Information

Family Days at Long Lartin

Long Lartin Prison organizes 7 family days a year, taking place during school holidays, with 2 in the summer​​.

Contact Details for Long Lartin Prison

  • Governor: Steve Cross
  • Telephone: 01386 295 100 (Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm)
  • Fax: 01386 295 101
  • Email: [email protected]


HMP Long Lartin, South Littleton, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 8TZ​​.

Emergency Contacts

  • Immediate Concerns: Call 01386 295 100 for the orderly officer or duty governor.
  • Safer Custody Hotline: 0800 4961 455 for non-immediate concerns about a prisoner’s welfare​​.

Please verify all details with official sources for accuracy and legal compliance. This information is provided for guidance and should be confirmed with the prison directly.


  1. Long Lartin Prison on GOV.UK