Level 0: what you can do at Level 0:

  • you can meet friends and family socially in groups:
    • of up to 8 people from 4 households in your home or theirs – and can stay overnight
    • of up to 10 people from 4 households in an indoor public place like a café, pub or restaurant. Hospitality settings will be required to close at midnight
    • of up to 15 people from 15 households outdoors
  • under 12s do not count towards the total number of people meeting outside or indoors
  • you do not need to physically distance from family and friends in a private home or outdoors. However, your gathering should maintain at least 1m distance from all others
  • you need to maintain at least 1m distance from other households in all indoor public settings
  • you can travel anywhere in Scotland
  • you can travel anywhere in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands - before you travel you must check the travel rules in those countries
  • you can provide informal childcare, for example to look after a grandchild
  • up to 200 people can attend weddings and funerals
  • you can take part in any sport or exercise activity, including adult indoor contact sports
  • tradespeople can carry out any work in your home such as painting, decorating or repairing
  • you should continue to work from home where possible 

Testing

Everyone is encouraged to get tested, as around 1 in 3 people with COVID-19 do not have symptoms. Testing is free and results are available in around 30 minutes. Read guidance on getting tested.

What can open at Level 0

Places and business that can open at Level 0 include:

  • cafés, pubs and restaurants
  • all shops and stores
  • all close contact services including hairdressers, barbers and beauty salons
  • all sport and exercise
  • tourist accommodation
  • all visitor attractions
  • all public buildings like libraries and community centres
  • all entertainment (apart from nightclubs and adult entertainment)
  • stadiums and events – with maximum numbers

What must close at Level 0

Places and business that must close at Level 0 include:

  • nightclubs and adult entertainment

This is not a full list. You can get more information by visiting Gov.Scot here.