HMP Stoke Heath, Visits and getting there

Visits are held every day except Friday between  14:00 – 16:00. Social visits must be booked via the visits line – 0300 0606506 or by The phone booking service open weekdays 09:00-18:00 and is closed on Bank Holidays

To book online, visit:

All you need is  the name and date of birth of the person you are visiting and  their prisoner number. You can choose up to 3 possible dates and times. Prison booking staff will check what’s available and confirm your visit by email. You’ll also receive your visiting order (VO) number by email. You must bring this with you when you visit. If you’ve made an online visit booking request and haven’t received a confirmation email within 1-3 working days, email

Getting there

If you want to plan your journey on public transport visit the the traveline web site (click here). It is an excellent way to plan your visits.

A bus service is available with Arriva from Shrewsbury bus station to Tern Hill. The nearest railway stations are Crewe, Shrewsbury, Stoke and Stafford.

By car from the South, leave M54 at junction 3 (Tong interchange) taking A41 north towards Whitchurch. By-passes have been constructed at Newport and Hinstock. Warrant Crossroads is approx. 6 miles from Hinstock and the establishment is signposted. From the North, leave M6 at junction 15 (Keele interchange) turning right at roundabout, then 200 yards to traffic lights and turn right. The road meets the A53, turn left and follow signs to Shrewsbury. At Tern Hill roundabout, turn left on to A41. Prison is signposted at next crossroads.

A designated visitors parking area is available at site.


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