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UPDATED 23rd June 2020


Here at isleofwight.com we would like to be of service at this time of uncertainty. In this scenario, we would like to offer help and guidance as to what Island attractions and events have been cancelled, postponed or temporally closed until further notice. We will also use this opportunity to let you know the good news when places begin to re-open.

On 23rd June, The Prime Minister laid out plans to ease the lockdown from 4th July and we would like to deliver a full list of which businesses can and cannot open from this date.

In line with the latest Government announcement, the following businesses must remain CLOSED from 4th July:

Beauty salons, nail bars, spas


Water parks

Indoor sports venues/facilities including swimming pools

Tattoo, piercing and massages parlours

Bowling alleys, skating rinks and indoor play areas (including soft play)

Indoor gyms, fitness and dance studios


Exhibition or Conference Centres


The following businesses CAN re-open from 4th July ahead of the summer holidays:

Outdoor playgrounds

Outdoor gyms

Hotels, B&Bs, holiday apartments or homes, cottages or bungalows, campsites, caravan parks or hostels/boarding houses

Restaurants, cafes and workplace canteens

Bars and Pubs

Hair salons and barbers


Social clubs

Bingo Halls

Places of Worship


Community Centres

Theatres and concert halls (no live gigs)

Museums and galleries

Model villages

Funfairs,  theme parks and adventure parks and activities

Indoor attractions at aquariums, zoos, safari parks, farms, wildlife centres and any place where animals are exhibited to the public as an attraction

Amusement arcades

Outdoor skating rinks

Other indoor leisure centres or facilities, including indoor games, recreation and entertainment venues

We will try our best to keep this information as up to date as possible, but for their latest and most up to date information, please check their websites. If there is any incorrect information or if there is something that you wish to contribute to this page, please contact the team at [email protected]

For more information visit the Coronavirus (Covid-19): latest information and advice from the British Government.


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