Book a Prison Visit to Rye Hill Prison

Book Prison Visit Rye hill Prison

Book a prison visit to HMP Rye Hill and find comprehensive information on visiting times, booking procedures, dress code, and other essential details. HMP Rye Hill is a category ‘B’ training prison located in the village of Willoughby, near Rugby in Warwickshire. It has a capacity to hold 664 sentenced male adults and is managed by G4S. The prison is unique for exclusively housing sex offenders since 2014 and is situated next to HMP Onley and Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre, south of Rugby, in the parish of Barby, Northamptonshire, England​​​​​​.

Visiting times to Rye Hill prison

Visiting Times at HMP Rye Hill

Visiting hours at HMP Rye Hill are:

  • Monday to Wednesday: 13:30 – 16:45
  • Thursday: 13:30 – 16:45 & 18:00 – 19:15
  • Friday: 13:30 – 16:30
  • Saturday: 09:15 – 11:15 & 13:30 – 16:30
  • Sunday: 09:15 – 11:15 (Homework Club Only) & 13:30 – 16:30 Please note that no entry is allowed in the final 60 minutes of a visit session​​.

Booking a Visit

  • Booking Line: Available Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) between 09:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 16:30.
  • Prisoners book visits using a computer kiosk and will notify visitors of the date and time. No visiting order is required.
  • A maximum of three adults are permitted per visit, with accompanying children.
  • Reception visits, taken within the first 7 days of arrival (excluding weekends), are for 1 hour at 15:00.
  • For reception visit bookings, contact +44(0)1788 523303​​.

HMP Rye Hill Visiting Information

Dress Code

Visitors must adhere to a specific dress code:

  • No clothing above the knee (skirts, shorts, dresses)
  • No backless or low cut garments
  • No string vests, hooded tops/coats, scarves, gloves, or metal-toed footwear
  • No headgear, except for recognized religious reasons
  • No clothing with offensive slogans​​.

Arrival and Registration

  • Arrive at least 20 minutes before your visit.
  • Register at the Visitors Centre and present acceptable identification.
  • Adult visitors will receive a bar-coded or data-specific identification tag or bracelet.
  • Lockers are provided for safe storage of hand baggage.
  • Visitors can bring a maximum of £40 for purchasing light refreshments​​.

Searching Procedures

  • All visitors are searched upon entry and exit.
  • The process respects the dignity of individuals and their belongings.
  • X-ray, metal detection, drug detection dogs, and CCTV are used.
  • Children under ten are searched by female staff, with parental observation for infants​​.

Identification Requirements

Acceptable forms of identification include:

  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • Employer or Student ID card (with name, photograph, and signature)
  • EC Identity Card
  • Senior Citizens public transport pass (issued by local authority) For children under 18:
  • Birth Certificate
  • Medical Card
  • Passport Contact the prison for other acceptable forms of identification​​.

Directions and Parking

  • Address: HMP Rye Hill, Willoughby, Nr Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 8SZ
  • Local taxi services are available from Rugby.
  • The nearest railway station is Rugby, with frequent services from London, Birmingham, and the North. Transport is needed between the station and HMP Rye Hill​​​​.

For more detailed information on visiting HMP Rye Hill, consult the official website and other authoritative sources. Always verify details with official sources for accuracy and legal compliance.