Visits & Getting There, Standford Hill

Visits are held Tuesday,Wednesday and Thursday between 14:00-16:00. You can book visits by calling 0300 060 6603 on weekdays between 10.00-14.00

Getting There

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Bus services to the prison are irregular. There are services to the village of Eastchurch, which is about one mile from the prison. Arriva Buses 0870 608 2608 ( timetables click here) run a service from Sheerness Station and Chalkwell Coach Hire & Tours 01795 423982/3 (timetables click here) from Sittingbourne and Sheerness.

By train from London Victoria to Sittingbourne (there are 2 trains per hour) and then a connecting train to Sheerness. Click here for timetables. There are taxis available from the station, which is about 8 miles away.

If travelling by car via the M20 leave at junction 7 and follow A249 (signposted to Sittingbourne and Sheerness). After 5 miles pass under the M2, staying on the A249 to Sittingbourne and Sheerness.

If on the M2, exit at junction 5 and follow the A249 (signposted to Sittingbourne and Sheerness), and follow for about 5 miles over bridge onto the Isle of Sheppey. After about 2 miles you will come to roundabout. Take a right towards Minster and Eastchurch and continue for 4 miles to the next roundabout which bypasses Eastchurch Village. Take a right and follow the signposting for the prison.

There is car parking available at the prison.

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