Restrictions in England
From 17 May
Government guidance remains that you should stay 2 metres apart from anyone who is not in your household or support bubble where possible, or 1 metre with extra precautions in place (such as wearing face coverings) if you cannot stay 2 metres apart.
|Meeting Others||Overnight stays||Education||Work and business|
|You can meet outdoors in groups of up to 30 people. You can meet indoors in groups of up to six people or two households.|
You don’t have to stay 2m apart from friends and family, but consider the risks to you and those you are with.
|Domestic overnight stays are allowed, in groups of up to six people or 2 households.||Schools, colleges and universities fully open.|
Regular testing provided
|You should continue to work from home if you can.|
|Retail and personal care||Bars, Pubs and Restaurants||Accommodation||Leisure and sporting facilities|
Groups of up to six people or two households allowed indoors.
Groups of up to 30 allowed outdoors
|All holiday accommodation open, including hotels, hostels and B&Bs||Open indoors and outdoors, including gyms, indoor sports|
facilities, swimming pools, saunas and steam rooms.
Organised sport and group exercises allowed.
|Entertainment||Large Events||Residential Care||Shielding|
|Open indoors and outdoors, including cinemas, bowling alleys, zoos and theme parks.||Events, including live performances, business events and sporting events can proceed with capacity|
limits, indoors and outdoors.
|People who live in a care home can have ‘low risk’ visits out of the home without the need to isolate|
when they get back.
Residents can also name up to five visitors.
|If you are clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) you do not need to shield, but should continue to take extra precautions such|
as shopping at quieter times of the day. You can follow the same advice on meeting friends and
family as everyone else
|Domestic travel||Overseas travel||Places of Worship||Weddings and Funerals|
|Travel safely. Plan ahead and avoid the busiest times and routes if you can||Check whether your destination is on the red, amber or green list. You should not travel to red and amber countries. If you are travelling to a green country, check the rules in your destination|
as testing or quarantine requirements may be in place.
|Open. You can attend in groups of 6 people or 2 households||Weddings, receptions, life events and wakes can take place with up to 30 attendees, indoors in a COVID-Secure venue, or outdoors.|
No limit on funeral attendees, subject to how many the venue can safely
accommodate with social distancing.
For more information and detailed guidance visit: gov.uk/coronavirus