Book a Prison Visit to Nottingham Prison

Book Prison Visit to Nottingham Prison

HMP Nottingham, located in Nottinghamshire, England, is a Category B men’s prison. This facility, managed by Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service, focuses on secure custody and rehabilitation for male offenders. As a medium-security prison, HMP Nottingham employs rigorous measures to ensure the safety of staff and inmates alike​​.

Visiting HMP Nottingham

Booking a Visit

  • Visiting Order: Visitors need a visiting order sent by the prisoner.
  • Booking Methods:
    • Phone: Call 0115 962 8980 (Monday – Sunday, 8:00am – 4:30pm).
    • Email: Send details to [email protected].
    • Text Message: Text details to 60777, starting the message with “social”.
    • Online: Visit
  • Notice Period: At least 24 hours’ notice is required for all bookings​​.

Visiting times to Nottingham prison

Visiting Times

  • Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 09:00 – 11:00 and 14:00 – 16:00​​.

Visitor Requirements

  • Adult Supervision: Persons under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Visitor Limit: Up to 3 adults can visit at one time, plus children. Children over 14 are considered adults for seating purposes​​.

Identification and Security Checks

  • Identification: Photo ID and a utility bill (proof of address) dated within 3 months are required. Children need a birth certificate, red book, or medical card​​.
  • Search Procedures: Similar to airport security, including rub down, metal detector, and passive drugs dog​​.

HMP Nottingham Prison Visiting Information

Allowed Items and Restrictions

  • Money: Visitors may take £20 in coins into the Visit Room.
  • Clothing and Glasses: Can be handed in, subject to prison guidelines and prior approval​​.
  • Prohibited Items: Mobile phones, SIM cards, tobacco, lighters, weapons, drugs, and other contraband are not allowed​​.

Special Facilities

  • Family Visits: Available on the 3rd Monday of each month for partners and grandparents​​.
  • Children’s Facilities: Supervised facilities for children, private room for breastfeeding, and buggies can be left at the centre​​.

Directions to HMP Nottingham


HMP Nottingham, Perry Road, Sherwood, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 3AG​​.

Public Transport

  • Bus: From Trinity Square, take bus number 19; from Victoria shopping centre, take buses 15, 16, or 17; from the Broadmarsh centre, take bus 700.
  • Train: The nearest station is Nottingham Station. From there, take a number 19 bus or a green taxi outside the station​​.

By Car

  • Detailed directions are provided for those travelling by car, with car parking available for visitors​​.

Contact Information


Please verify all details with official sources for accuracy and legal compliance.

For further details, visit the official HMP Nottingham website