Book a Prison Visit to Onley Prison

Book a prison visit Onley Prison

Book a prison visit to HM Prison Onley and discover comprehensive information about visitation processes, guidelines, and logistics. HM Prison Onley is a Category C men’s prison, managed by His Majesty’s Prison Service. Situated in the county of Northamptonshire, close to its border with Warwickshire in England, Onley Prison is named after the lost village of Onley located adjacent to it​​.

Visiting HM Prison Onley: How to Book

Visits to Onley must be booked in advance. You can book by calling 01788 523 402 from Monday to Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. Online booking is also available at Ensure you are on the prisoner’s visitor list and carry the required identification during your visit​​​​.

Visiting times to Onley prison

Visiting Times for HM Prison Onley

Visiting hours are as follows:

  • Tuesday: 2 pm to 4 pm
  • Thursday: 2 pm to 4 pm
  • Friday: 2:30 pm to 4 pm
  • Saturday: 2 pm to 4 pm
  • Sunday: 2 pm to 4 pm

Note that there are no visits on Mondays and Wednesdays​​.

Directions and Parking at HM Prison Onley

Onley Prison is located at:

  • Address: HMP Onley, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 8AP

For those traveling by public transport, the nearest railway station is Rugby, from where you can take a taxi. Detailed driving directions can be found on various travel websites. There is a free visitor car park and a separate one for disabled visitors​​​​.

HMP Onley Prison Visiting Information

Visiting Rules and Guidelines at HM Prison Onley

Visitors must adhere to the prison’s rules:

  • All visitors aged 16 and above must provide valid ID.
  • A pat-down search is conducted for all visitors, including children.
  • The dress code prohibits vests, low-cut tops, shorts, short dresses, and non-religious headwear.
  • Lockers are provided for storing personal belongings during the visit​​.

Special Provisions and Emergency Contacts for HM Prison Onley

HMP Onley offers assistance for visitors under certain conditions, like help with visit costs for those receiving specific benefits or possessing an NHS health certificate. The prison also organizes family days 12 times a year, providing an opportunity for extended family engagement.

In case of emergencies or concerns about a prisoner’s wellbeing, you can contact:

  • General Inquiries: 01788 523 400
  • Safer Custody Hotline: 01788 523 500​​​​​​.


Visiting a loved one in HM Prison Onley requires adherence to specific procedures and guidelines. It’s advisable to plan your visit carefully, considering the visiting hours, travel arrangements, and the prison’s rules. If you have any doubts or need further assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out to the prison’s contact lines. For the most accurate and up-to-date information, please refer to the official websites of  Prison Guide (, and GOV.UK (