HMP Guys Marsh is a category C prison in Shaftesbury, Dorset. Opened in 1960, the prison has capacity to hold 578 adult men.
The prison was opened as a borstal, converted into a young offenders institution, and in 2008, converted again into an adult male prison.
Anglia wing is for first night and induction, with a capacity of 86. Cambria wing holds up to 65 indeterminate sentence prisoners. Dorset wing can hold up to 67 sentenced men. Fontmell and Jubilee wings hold 40 and 38 enhanced prisoners respectively. Mercia wing holds sentenced and prisoners learning living skills. It holds up to 62 inmates. Saxon holds up to 108 of those being treated in the Integrated Substance Misuse System. Tarrant holds 11 inmates in segregation, and Wessex holds up to 66 more sentenced men.
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Visiting hours are between 13:30-15:45 Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.