Contact Us

Contact Us

Yarl’s Wood is located on the outskirts of Clapham, Bedfordshire.

  • Our address:
    Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre
    Twinwoods Business Park
    Thurleigh Road
    Milton Ernest
    Bedford MK44 2FQ

  • Telephone: 01234 821 000
  • Fax (Yarl’s Wood centre): 01234 821 096
  • Fax (UK Border Agency): 01234 271 349

Visitors can reach Yarl’s Wood by car, train and bus service.

Directions

By car from the south:

  • drive along the M1, northbound, to junction J13
  • join the A421, following signs to Bedford
  • take the A6 through Bedford, signposted to Kettering
  • carry on along the A6 until you reach the village of Milton Ernest
  • at Milton Earnest turn right onto Thurleigh Road
  • continue along Thurleigh Road for about half a mile until you arrive at Twinwoods Business Park
  • enter the business park
  • Yarl’s Wood IRC is located at the end of the main road on the left hand side

By car from the north:

  • drive along the M1, southbound, to junction J19
  • exit along the A14, signposted for Kettering/Felixstowe/li>
  • continue along the A14 exiting at junction 10, signposted to Bedford A6
  • follow the A6 through Burton Latimer, across the A45 roundabout, and towards Bedford until you reach the village of Milton Ernst
  • at Milton Earnest turn right onto Thurleigh Road
  • continue along Thurleigh Road for about half a mile until you arrive at Twinwoods Business Park
  • enter the business park
  • Yarl’s Wood IRC is located at the end of the main road on the left hand side

By train:

Take either First Capital Connect (journey time 1 hour) or East Midlands Trains (journey time 37 minutes) from St Pancras International to Bedford station.  The taxi service from Bedford station to Yarl’s Wood takes approximately 20 minutes.

By bus:

A bus service between Yarl’s Wood and Bedford station is available at the following times:

Bedford Station to Yarl’s Wood:  13.30, 15.30, 17.25, 19.30 and 21.20

Yarl’s Wood to Bedford Station:  13.15, 15.15, 17.00, 19.15 and 21.05

Once outside the train station proceed to walk underneath the sheltered walkway then continue to follow the sheltered walkway as it turns left
You will now be approaching the bus stop, the Yarl’s Wood bus service will be parked in this bus stop. The Yarl’s Wood bus is shown below.

Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre