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

Due to Coronavirus, prison visits are currently suspended. The Barnardos Visitors’ Centre is still providing support, details can be found below.

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.

They are  liaising with the senior prison team on any families they feel would require additional support.  Offering support via phone along with food parcels from their food bank; these are being delivered door to door in exceptional circumstances.  They are also able to offer small grant’s to families who are in crisis for food and utilities, this for obvious reasons is not widely publicised.    

Phone number is 0131 444 3098

The 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

Monday to Friday – 9am to 9pm
Saturday – 12.30pm to 4.00pm
Sunday – 12.30pm to 4.00pm

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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