HMP Grampian

Prison Information

Getting in Touch

Main Switch Board : 01779 485 600
Family Contact Officer : 01779 485 680 or 685
ICM Co-ordinator : 01779 485 770 (Integrated Case Management)

Visits Booking Line : 01779 485 640
(Mon to Fri 10:30-11:30, 14:00-15:00, 18:00-19:00)

South Rd,
AB42 2YY

Visiting the Prison

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

Prison information on visiting HMP Grampian is available here.

It is possible to book a virtual visits at HMP Grampian. These must be booked at least 48 hours in advance via the prison’s Booking In Line.

Travel to the Prison

Nearest Mainline Train Station : Aberdeen (31 miles) Note there is no rail service to Peterhead.

Buses: 61 / 63

The Prison Visitors’ Centre offers a limited bus service from Aberdeen City Centre to HMP Grampian on days where the prison hosts special family days or events. For more information, contact the Prison Visitors’ Centre (details below).

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 Grampian has a Prison Visitors’ Centre operated by Action for Children.

Due to the Coronavirus Action for Children are supporting families remotely.

Telephone support (07877 170244)  and Skype ( support Monday and Friday 9.00 – 5.00 pm

You can also contact them through Facebook: SeadaFCHH

The Visitors Centre offers:

  • A full café service offering hot and cold drinks, refreshments, and hot meals
  • Toilets and baby changing facilities
  • Children’s play area
  • School holiday activities
  • Information, support, and advice

Contact Details

Action for Children
South Road
AB42 2YY

Tel: 01779 485829 or 01779 485840

Opening Times

Monday and Friday – 09.00am to 5.30pm
Tuesday and Thursday – 09.00am to 5.00pm
Wednesday – 09.00 am to 6.00pm
Saturday – 12.30am to 4.00pm
Sunday – Closed

Financial Support for Visits to Prison

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

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