Telephone Number, Prison information, contact details, book visit and parking
Grendon Prison opened in 1962 was originally opened as a behavioural and psychological establishment in an attempt to treat what we now know as posttraumatic-stress.
The prison now offers a place for prisoners with complex needs and antisocial personality disorders to serve out their sentences.
Grendon Prison consists of 5 different ‘communities’. A,B, C, D and G. Each houses around 40 men with F being the induction wing which houses 25 prisoners.
The prison has a wide range of staff with specialist fields including therapists, specialist officers and offender supervisors.
Visiting times at Grendon Prison
Visiting times are between 2 and 4pm on Wednesday, Saturdays and Sundays.
To book a visit at Grendon Prison you will need to book your visit here: www.gov.uk/prison-visits or call them on 01296445000. Staff will then email you an email with your visiting confirmation. You and the prisoner can move around the visit hall and can spend upto £10 in change at the kiosk on refreshments.
To get into Grendon Prison you will need to bring ID with you (photo ID and proof of address) and you will be required to leave all your personal belongings in the locker at the visitors centre.
How to get to Grendon Prison
Grendon prison is quite remote so unless coming by car, it can be tricky to get to. There are no buses to Grendon Prison on the days of visits.
The nearest train station is Bicester. Then you will need to get a taxi as its too far to walk from the station.
To get there by car, use the A41 to Aylesbury towards Bicester for around 12 miles. Go right on grendon underwood, past the church and prison is about half a mile on the right hand side.
There is prison park available on site.