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Night Behind Bars at Shrewsbury Prison

Shrewsbury Prison , The Dana Shrewsbury , Shropshire, SY1 2HP

20th December - 5th April

Night Behind Bars at Shrewsbury Prison is a 12 hour overnight stay in a prison, without the sentence! Could you handle a whole night?

Is this possible? At Shrewsbury Prison it is and we promise to let you out in the morning – good behaviour permitting, of course! This is a rare opportunity to spend 12 hours behind bars at the 6th ranked Dark Tourism site in the world – one of the UK’s most haunted jails. This event is an 18+ event only.

The Ultimate Sleepover!

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Opening Times

Night Behind Bars runs on weekends throughout the year, starting again from April 2023. Visitors will be let through the giant oak gates at 8pm.


£69.00 per person


Dog Friendly

Car Parking

Disabled Access



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