Further Lockdown Route Map information from the Scottish Government


Today (June 24) the Scottish Government announced further details about the route map through and out of Lockdown.

Provisional dates for a variety of areas, including relaxation of travel restrictions, restarting of the hospitality industry, and the reopening of hairdressers were announced.

Key indicative dates from today’s briefing include from Phase 2:

  • 3 July – Travel distance limit for leisure will be lifted
  • 3 July – Self-catering holiday accommodation will be permitted, providing it requires no shared facilities between households
  • 6 July – Outdoor hospitality can commence subject to the Scientific Advisory Group review

and from Phase 3:

  • 10 July – People can meet in extended groups outdoors, with physical distancing
  • 10 July – Households can meet indoors with up to a maximum of two households, with physical distancing
  • 13 July – Organised outdoor contact sport can resume for children and young people, subject to guidance
  • 13 July – All dental practices begin to see registered patients for non-aerosol routine care, and work will begin to return aerosol-generating procedures to practice safely
  • 13 July – Increasing capacity within community optometry practices for emergency and essential eye care
  • 13 July – Non-essential shops inside shopping centres can reopen, subject to the Scientific Advisory Group review
  • 15 July – All childcare providers can open subject to individual provider arrangements
  • 15 July – All holiday accommodation will be permitted
  • 15 July – Indoor hospitality can reopen, subject to the Scientific Advisory Group review
  • 15 July – Hairdressers and barbers can reopen with enhanced hygiene measures
  • 15 July – Museums, galleries, cinemas, monuments, libraries will reopen with physical distancing and other measures, such as ticketing in advance

(Source: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Scotland’s route map – indicative dates for the remainder of Phase 2 and early Phase 3)

Further information as well as the full details of today’s announcement can be found at the Scottish Government website.