For visitors to Pembrokeshire

Important COVID-19 announcements and dates

Important announcements & dates for visitors to Pembrokeshire

These dates apply to Pembrokeshire only. Other areas of Wales may be subject to local lockdown and therefore different rules apply. Local lockdown rules can be found on the Welsh Government web site here.

24th September: Hospitality businesses across Wales including hotels, pubs, bars and restaurants must offer a table only service and stop selling alcohol at 10 pm, and be closed (with no members of the public allowed to be on the premises) by 10.20 pm.

All off-licences, including supermarkets and convenience stores, can remain open but will have to stop selling alcohol in-store from 10pm.

Face coverings remain mandatory in all shops and indoor public places and have been extended in hospitality premises.

Now customers entering and leaving restaurants, pubs, bars and cafes and walking around the premises are required to wear a face covering.

Customers are permitted to remove face coverings when seated at a table to eat and drink.

Staff working at restaurants, pubs, bars and cafes must now wear a face covering.

NHS Covid-19 App

Members of the public are also encouraged to download and use the NHS Covid-19 app. The app is available for both Android and Apple IOS operating systems.

14th September: Face coverings will be mandatory in all shops and indoor public places. Under 11’s and people with certain health conditions are exempt.

Indoor meeting of more than six people from an extended household will be NOT be allowed. This does not include children 11 and under.

Only one household or 6 persons in an extended household/support bubble can stay in the same accommodation. This does not include any children aged under 11.

Up to 30 people can still meet OUTDOORS, including in people’s gardens.

1st September: Schools and colleges start to return after the summer break.

29th August: Indoor visits to care homes. Casinos re-open.

22nd August: Up to four households can form an extended household. Guests of up to 30 people for socially distanced meals at weddings and funerals.

10th August: Indoor fitness including swimming pools, gyms, spas and leisure centres re-open*. Children’s indoor play areas can re-open.

3rd August: Indoor pubs, bars, restaurants & cafés can re-open. Wedding venues can re-open.

Up to 30 people can meet up outdoors following social distancing guidelines of 2 meters.

27th July: Cinemas, museums and galleries to re-open subject to confirmation

25th July: Campsites re-open subject to the success of self-contained accommodation on the 11th July.

20th July: Playgrounds and outdoor gyms can re-open.

13th July: Wales’ hospitality sector: pubs, bars and restaurants – outdoors only. Also, some indoor attractions will re-open.

11th July: re-opening self-contained holiday accommodation.

What do you mean by self-contained holiday accommodation?

This includes any accommodation that is entirely self-contained, e.g. holiday cottages, holiday caravans including modern touring caravans and motorhomes and some glamping accommodation with their own kitchens and bathrooms that no other guests use.

Also in this category:

Hotels and other serviced accommodation (e.g. B&Bs, hostels, etc.) that do provide en-suite rooms and can provide room service meals.

Caravan parks where accommodation is entirely self-contained – but shared facilities on the premises will remain closed, such as swimming pools, leisure facilities, shared shower and toilets blocks, shared laundry, etc, and public areas in other accommodation types.  This means any caravan or touring site where individual accommodation has its own supply of water for onboard shower, WC and cooking with strict application of guidance on shared waste disposal and water points.

All shared facilities, aside from water and disposal points, will remain closed including toilets, shower blocks, laundry, restaurants, nightclubs, bars, cafes, etc.

9th July: next review of the regulations by the Welsh Government, to include options for reopening self-contained holiday accommodation.

6th July: stay local restrictions lifted which means people are able to move around Wales


Updated: 25th September 2020