These are the official visiting times:
- Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 09:00 – 11:00 , 14:00 – 16:00 , 17:30 – 18:30
- Wednesday 09:00 – 10:00 , 10:15 – 11:15 , 14:00- 15:00 , 15:15 – 16:15 , 17:30 – 18:30
- Friday , no visits
- Saturday/Sunday , 09:00 – 11.00, 14:00 – 16:00
Visitors can book in for visits 1 hour before the scheduled visit time, and you should do so to ensure all the formalities are completed on time.
- NOTE: the visit times shown on the official HMP Berwyn web site are incorrect, and the times above were supplied by PACT
Visits may be booked by phone , 01978 523300 or online at www.gov.uk\prison-visits. They can be booked up to 7 days in advance and are on a “first come, first served ” basis. as at all prisons, suitable ID must be provided such a passport, driving license etc.
There is a visitors centre run by PACT, 01978 523004, and they will be able to give you up to date details on the exact procedures to be followed. You cannot book visits with PACT, but the visitors centre does provide lockers for you to leave prohibited items such a mobile phone, cigarettes, VAPE’s etc which are not allowed into the prison. The maximum amount of money you can take into the prison is £30, and this must be in coins not notes .
PACT have a very helpful and informative web site, click here to follow the link
The prison does support the Prison Voicemail service. This allows friends and families to call a dedicated number to leave messages for the prisoner, who can pick them up from the prison with the correct PIN number. Go to prisonvoicemail.com. for more details.
Goole maps is the easiest way to find the prison (click here)
Berwyn is not the easiest prison to get to. It served by 2 stations, both about 4 miles away. Taxi’s are available at the stations, (both in Wrexham), or book in advance on:
- Apollo taxis 01978 262626
- Wrexham Prestige taxis 01978 357777
- Station Cars (which is located outside Wrexham General railway station) 01978 363661.
Visitors are able to order a taxi from the prison.
There is a bus service from Wrexham running from the bus station, #41 & 42 (bus timetables from click here