Castle Huntly Prison Information

Castle Huntley Prison
Castle Huntly Prison, also known as HMP Castle Huntly, is a Category D open prison located in Longforgan, Perth and Kinross, Scotland. Managed by the Scottish Prison Service, Castle Huntly Prison primarily accommodates adult male offenders. Here is important information about Castle Huntly Prison:

Castle Huntly Prison has a rich history dating back to the 15th century when it was originally a castle. It was converted into a prison in 1949 and has since served as an open prison for low-risk offenders. The prison's primary purpose is to support the reintegration and rehabilitation of prisoners nearing the end of their sentence.

Castle Huntly Prison primarily accommodates adult male offenders. It holds individuals who have been convicted of various offenses and have demonstrated a reduced risk of reoffending. The prison can hold approximately 200 individuals.

Castle Huntly Prison is classified as a Category D open prison. It houses prisoners with a low security risk who have demonstrated a level of trust and responsibility. The focus of the prison is on preparing inmates for their eventual release and promoting a gradual transition back into the community.

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Contact Information
HMP Castle Huntly Prison
The Dr,
Castle Huntly,

Tel: 01382 319329

Website: HM Prison Castle Huntley
Booking a visit to Castle Huntly Prison
How to book a visit at Castle Huntly Prison.

If you need to contact the establishment, here are some useful numbers –

Main switch board 01382 319 333

Family Contact Officer 01382 319 425 (The Family Contact Officer is not available at all times, if you contact this number and they are not present, please ask to speak with the Duty First Line Manager).

Castle Huntley Prison Information

What will you need to bring with you for a visit at Castle Huntly Prison?
Entry to the prison will not be permitted without acceptable identification.

The following examples shall be accepted as suitable for photographic ID purposes:
  • Valid Passport
  • Photographic Driving Licence
  • Citizen/Validate UK Card
  • Senior Citizens Bus Pass
  • Workplace photo ID card
  • Photographic Bank Card
  • Other official photo ID i.e. membership card
The following examples shall be accepted as suitable for proof of address provided it is less than 3 months old:
  • Utility bill
  • Council tax bill
  • Benefit book
  • Bank statement
  • Other letter from official source
What are the Visit Times at Castle Huntly Prison?
Monday: 17:30-19:00 (child friendly visits), 19:15-20:30
Tuesday: No Visits
Wednesday: No Visits
Thursday: 17:30-19:00 (child friendly visits)
Friday: 17:30-19:00 (child friendly visits), 19:15-20:30
Saturday: 13:00-15:00

How to get to Castle Huntly Prison?
You can get to the prison a number of ways by train. Perth (16.1 Miles), Dundee (7 Miles) and Invergowrie(4 Miles) .

Is there parking at Castle Huntly Prison?
There are public parking facilities, which include disabled spaces, for visitors to Castle Huntly. On entering the establishment the visitors’ parking is on your left outside the links centre.

Getting there by Bus?
There is a bus service that runs to Castle Huntly from Dundee City Centre; this is operated by Strathtay buses. The number 39 operates from the Seagate Bus Station in Dundee and stops in Longforgan Village, the same bus service also operates from Perth Bus station at Leonard Street, Perth, Perthshire, PH2 8ET
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