Yes. Shropshire is open for day visits and overnight stays with your household or support bubble.
Domestic overnight stays are allowed in self-contained. Self-contained accommodation is any accommodation that does not require shared use of facilities. Please find a selection of self-contained accommodation in Shropshire Here.
Yes, non-essential retail stores are open.
Hospitality venues with outdoor service are open. There is no longer a curfew or the requirement for alcohol to be accompanied by a substantial meal – customers must order, eat and drink while seated. Please find a selection of eateries with outdoor dining in Shropshire here.
Yes, most outdoor settings and attractions including outdoor hospitality, zoos, theme parks, drive-in performances/events are open. Please find a selection of outdoor attractions and activities in Shropshire here.
Yes, indoor leisure facilities such as gyms and spas are open. This does not include saunas and steam rooms, which are due to open on 17th May.
Accommodation with shared facilities (Hotels, B&B’s, Hostels) indoor attractions and entertainment (museums, cinemas, children’s play areas) and indoor hospitality venues.
Face coverings are compulsory at all indoor public spaces, public transport and taxis. This is now required by law and those not wearing a mask could face fines.
The above does not apply if you are exempt. For more information on when you need to wear a face-covering please visit the Government website.
The rule of six applies to meeting friends and families outside and in gardens. This means you can meet in groups of six or two households with larger numbers outside, provided they stick to Covid guidelines and social distancing rules.
For more information, please visit the government website.
*Please note this date is subject to an assessment of the data against the following four tests:
When out and about, we need to remember to look after ourselves, one another and the environment around us. So, to make sure we’re all doing our bit to tread lightly and travel responsibly, we’ve put together a few simple steps to help you enjoy your days out as safely as possible. Find out more by following #respectprotectenjoy.
And here are a few more for you to bear in mind when exploring Shropshire’s outdoor spaces:
The countryside code contains advice for the public and landowners, making it easier for visitors to help respect, protect and enjoy the outdoors.
To help you plan a responsible visit, over 300 businesses in Shropshire have been awarded the VisitEngland ‘We’re Good To Go’ mark. The mark is a way of letting you know which tourism and hospitality businesses have put all the required measures in place according to Government and public health guidelines. The mark shows that businesses have made necessary changes to their day-to-day workings, including social distancing and hygiene measures, to ensure their business is COVID-compliant. Keep an eye out for the mark when planning your trip to Shropshire, so. you can book with peace of mind.