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 1FD

  • 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/Felixstow/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

Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre