HMP Garth

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DSC_0556HMP Garth is a category B male establishment situated in Leyland, Preston, North West England.

POPS delivers the Visitor Centre Services at HMP Garth providing a warm welcome and advice and support for all visitors on a range of issues including travel, debt and housing. We also provide one to one support around the visiting process and prison procedures.

DSC_0554Visitors are able to join the family forum group where they can bring up any issues or contribute ideas to make the visitor experience more relaxed and friendly.

HMP Garth holds family mornings every 8 weeks in addition to normal visits. These mornings are more relaxed and enable dads to play more freely with their children.

Recent Updates

Useful Documents


Before your visit make sure you download and read the following documents:

Important Contact Information

Booking Line: 01772 443 503
Visitor Centre: 01772 622 129
Prison Switchboard: 01772 443 300

POPS’ Family Lead: 

Visitor Centre Opening Times

Monday Closed
Tuesday – Thursday 12.00 – 16.00
Friday Closed
Saturday & Sunday 12.00 – 16.00

Visiting Times

No visits
12:00 – 16:00
12:00 – 16:00
12:00 – 16:00
No visits
12:00 – 16:00
12:00 – 16:00

Financial Assistance with Visiting 

If you qualify to receive help with your finances such as benefits, you may be able to recoup all or part of the cost of your travel expenses.

Safer Custody

If you have concerns about someone in prison please call 01772 443 676. This is an answer machine service which is checked daily.

Concerns may also be brought to the attention of POPS’ staff for follow up.

Last updated 28/03/23.