Book prison visit to Whitemoor prison

Book Prison Visit Whitemoor Prison

HMP Whitemoor is a high-security prison for men located in March, Cambridgeshire. As one of only eight Order A/B maximum security prisons in the country, it houses a capacity of 458 inmates. The prison emphasizes both agreement, aiding convicts to utilize their time positively during long sentences, and resettlement, aiming to reduce the risk of reoffending after release​​​​.

How to Book and Plan Your Visit to HMP Whitemoor

To book a visit at HMP Whitemoor:

  • You must be on the inmate’s visitor list.
  • Carry the required ID with you during the visit.
  • Book your visit at least 24 hours in advance for regular prisoners and 7 days in advance for ‘high risk’ and ‘exceptional risk’ prisoners.
  • At least one visitor must be 18 or older.

Booking a Visit:

  • Telephone booking only; no online booking service is available.
  • Booking line: 01354 602 800 (Open Mon-Fri, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm).

Visiting times to Whitemoor Prison

Visiting Times:

  • Wednesday: 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Thursday: 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Saturday: 1:40 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Sunday: 1:40 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Visit durations are 2-hour slots within these times​​​​.

HMP Whitemoor Visiting Information

Visitor Requirements at HMP Whitemoor

  • Visitors aged 16 and over must provide valid identification.
  • A pat-down search is required for all visitors, including children.
  • Dress appropriately; avoid revealing clothing or clothing with offensive slogans.
  • Leave most personal items in a locker or with security​​​​.

Visiting Facilities at HMP Whitemoor

  • Report to the visitor center upon arrival, open daily from 12:15 pm.
  • Refreshments (hot/cold drinks and snacks) are available in the main visit hall​​.

Directions to HMP Whitemoor

  • By Train: The closest station is March, about 1.5 miles away. No local buses available, so walking or a taxi is necessary.
  • By Car: Use postcode PE15 0PR for navigation. Parking is available in the visitor’s car park in front of the prison.
  • By Air: Flights to Stanstead Airport, followed by a direct train service to March (approximately 1 hr 30 minutes).

For public transport planning:

  • National Rail Enquiries
  • Traveline for local bus times​​.

Address and Contact Information

  • Address: HMP Whitemoor, Longhill Road, March, Cambridgeshire, PE15 0PR
  • Telephone: 01354 602 350​​​​.