Go to jail, do not pass, go directly to Shepton Mallet or Shrewsbury Prisons

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Alan Payling continues with his look at excursions that are a bit out of the ordinary by suggesting that a visit inside would attract people with a morbid fascination for death row and gangsters

Who wants to go to jail?’ Probably not a lot of people. But if you asked them: ‘Who would like a quick look inside a prison?’ Well, my guess is that you would get a very different answer. The good news is that everyone can. Prospective passengers can now visit a prison having two options following the closure of Shepton Mallet and Shrewsbury. Even better news is that you could take them, hopefully, by the coach load.

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Treadmill House at Shepton Mallet Prison. JAILHOUSE TOURS

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