Visits are held on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday between 13:45 – 16:00
There is no requirement to book a visit, however a Visiting Order will need to be filled in on arrival. You will need suitable photo ID and proof of address. Family day visits are held frequently which allow for a longer visiting time for children of prisoners.
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Blantyre House is about 7 miles from Marden Station, with trains every half hour from Charing Cross. The journey takes just under an hour during the week, but longer at weekends. Click here for more details. There are taxis available at Marden Station or book one on 01580 893464 .There are no bus services to Blantyre House.
By car from London via Tonbridge and Goudhurst: Using the M25: Take the A21 road, bypassing Tonbridge and Pembury, fork left onto A262 (signposted Ashford and Goudhurst) pass through village past the Church, straight on passing the Peacock Inn on the right, turn left at the next crossroads (signposted Colliers Green and Blantyre House), keep bearing left at all turnings arriving Blantyre House.
From London Route via Maidstone and Staplehurst: Using the M20: Take M20 motorway out of London. In Maidstone take the A229 Maidstone to Hastings road to Staplehurst. On leaving the village of Staplehurst continue on A229 for 4 miles until you reach the roundabout, take Goudhurst road (third exit A262) Continue to small crossroads (Blantyre House signposted). Turn right. Left hand turn after 2 miles, again signposted continue for 2 miles. Prison on your left.
From the south Route via Hawkhurst: Take the A229 Hastings to Maidstone road, at Hawkhurst follow signpost to Maidstone, after 22 miles turn left onto the B2085 road (signposted Goudhurst), turn right at the Peacock Inn onto the A262. Turn left at the next crossroads (2 mile) signposted Colliers Green and Blantyre House, keep bearing left at all turnings, arriving at Blantyre House (1.75 miles)
There is ample parking available at the prison