How to visit safe

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New national measures are in place to keep Wales safe.

Read the Welsh Government coronavirus regulations

Newport shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs are welcoming back customers. 

Changes to pedestrianised areas of the city centre support social distancing and improve the safety of visitors, including additional barriers at key points to increase pedestrian areas in the city centre.

View a map of the city centre changes (pdf)

To ensure the safety of yourself and others please follow the guidelines below.

How to visit safe

From 14 September, face coverings must be worn in indoor public places, like shops. Children under 11 years and people with health conditions don’t have to wear one.

Face coverings are required in all indoor public places for both customers and staff, including in shops, shopping centres, places of worship, hairdressers, salons, cinemas, museums, gyms, leisure centres and anywhere open to members of the public.

More information can be found on the Welsh Government website.  

View our What to expect when you visit leaflet (pdf)

  • Keep the recommended distance between you and others at all times including when queuing and waiting for transport

  • Follow signs and guidance in streets, shops and restaurants

  • Use contactless to pay for goods

  • Wear a face covering in circumstances where it might be difficult to stay the recommended distance from others

  • Wash hands regularly

  • Be considerate of vunerable people and those with mobility issues

  • Walk or cycle to visit if you can

  • Pre-book/ make an appointment with businesses offering this service

  • Find tourism and hospitality businesses in Newport which are now re-open 

We're Good to Go

Look out for the We're Good to Go logo in Newport!

We’re Good To Go is the official UK mark to show that a business has worked hard to follow government and industry Covid-19 guidelines and has a process in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing. 

Find the latest tourism organisations in Newport signed up to the nationally accepted standard “Good to Go”



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