HMP Edinburgh

Prison Information

Getting in Touch

Main Switch Board : 0131 444 3000
Family Contact Officer : 0131 444 3113
Visitors Centre : 0131 444 3098

33 Stenhouse Rd,
EH11 3LN

Visiting the Prison

The Barnardos Visitors’ Centre is still providing support, details can be found below.

Due to Coronavirus, prison visits are slightly different. Please read this guidance from the Scottish Prison Service.

Prison information on how to book a visit at HMP Edinburgh is available here.

Travel to the Prison

Nearest Mainline Train Station : Haymarket (2.1 miles), South Gyle (2.1 miles)
Nearest Tram Stop : Saughton
Buses: 3/23/25/33

Free parking for visitors is available at the prison.

Information on financial support for the cost of prison visits is available here.

Visitor Centre Information

HMP Edinburgh has a Prison Visitors’ Centre operated by Barnardo’s.

Due to the Coronavirus Barnardo’s are supporting families remotely.

The centre is open from 8.30am till 5pm Monday to Friday.
Sat and Sunday 1.30 till 4pm

The centre is still issuing food parcels and offering practical and emotional support.

They are also issuing families with tablets who need devices for virtual visits.

Phone number is 0131 444 3098

In normal circumstances tThe Centre provides :

  • Hot drinks
  • Light refreshments
  • Toilets and baby changing facilities
  • Children’s indoor and outdoor play area
  • School holiday activities

Contact Details

Prison Visitors’ Centre
33 Stenhouse Road
EH11 3LN

Tel: 0131 444 3098

Opening Times

8.30am till 5pm Monday to Friday.
Sat and Sunday 1.30 till 4pm

Other Information

Further information on the Visitors’ Centre is available here.

Financial Support for Visits to Prison

For information on financial support for visits to prison - please click here.

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