Book a Prison Visit to Stoke Heath Prison

Book a visit stoke heath prison

Book a prison visit to Stoke Heath and discover the visiting process, parking, and visiting times at this facility. Stoke Heath is a men’s prison and young offender institution located in the village of Stoke Heath, Shropshire. It serves as a correctional facility for male inmates, including young offenders, and is designed to provide both security and rehabilitation services.

Booking and Planning Your Visit to Stoke Heath

To visit someone at Stoke Heath, you must be on that person’s visitor list and book your visit at least two days in advance. Remember to carry the required identification when visiting. Visitors under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Stoke Heath may have limits on the number of visits an inmate can have, which you can check directly with the prison​​.

Visiting times to Stoke Heath Prison

How to Book Family and Friends Visits

You can book your visit online, by telephone, or register to use the secure video calls service. The telephone booking line (0300 060 6506) is open Monday to Friday from 9:15 am to 4:00 pm​​.

Visiting Times

Stoke Heath has specific visiting times as follows:

  • Monday to Thursday: 2:15 pm to 3:45 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 2:15 pm to 3:45 pm

Please ensure to arrive before 2 pm for the booking process​​​​.

HMP Stoke Heath Visiting Information

Stoke Heath is located about 17 miles from the nearest station in Shrewsbury. For public transport, there is a bus service from Shrewsbury to Market Drayton, stopping about a mile from the prison. If driving from the South, take A41 north from M54 junction 3. From the North, take A41 from M6 junction 15. A designated visitors parking area is available on site​​​​​​.

Entering Stoke Heath

Upon arrival, check in at the visitor’s center. All visitors aged 16 or older must prove their identity. You will be searched by staff and potentially sniffed by security dogs. Dress code is family-friendly; avoid inappropriate or offensive clothing. You can bring essential medication and baby items but must store other belongings in lockers. Refreshments are available for purchase in the visits hall​​.

Visiting Facilities

Stoke Heath’s visitors centre, run by PACT’s family services team, offers information and support for families and friends of prisoners. There is a play area for children and refreshment options during visits​​.

Important Contacts


HMP/YOI Stoke Heath
Market Drayton
TF9 2JL​​

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


  1. Stoke Heath Prison – GOV.UK