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Going to Wales - what are the Covid rules?

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whojamaflip Fri 07-Aug-20 19:55:44

Ok so I live in England but I'm travelling to stay with family tomorrow in South Wales for a week. Both families have been pretty much isolating and I've no concerns in that direction. ( both families are farmers so social isolation goes with the lifestyle!)

Just trying to sort out what I need to take and wondering what the Covid rules are in Wales?

Are face masks compulsory in shops and do they restrict numbers of people going in? I know loads of places won't be open and to be honest we dont really want to go sightseeing. Plan is to stay in their farm in a tent and eat outside and possibly go to their local beach for a swim. Oh and maybe climb a hill or 2!

Any advice from Welsh mnetters appreciates!

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BestIsWest Fri 07-Aug-20 20:00:42

Face masks are not compulsory though many wear them. Yes, they restrict numbers going into shops.

FedUpAtHomeTroels Fri 07-Aug-20 20:27:33

Face masks on Public transport and in hospitals.
Lots of people are wearing them in shops, and many attractions ask you to wear them (I'm up north)

BestIsWest Fri 07-Aug-20 20:35:46

Yes, sorry, I forgot about public transport and hospitals. I’m down South, near the Gower. The traffic going towards the Gower was horrendous this morning - I got stuck in it taking my Mum to the bank.

Feminist10101 Fri 07-Aug-20 20:38:12

There are some shops insisting on masks. Most don’t.

Jellykat Fri 07-Aug-20 20:38:55

Social distancing still at 2 metres here, although most don't seem to give a stuff

BestIsWest Fri 07-Aug-20 21:09:43

My vet insisted on a mask this week too.

Tiggles Fri 07-Aug-20 21:18:49

The pharmacies near us insist on a facemask, but most shops don't. Lots of people choose to wear then.
Restaurants are just starting to open indoor areas but not all are open yet.

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