Coronavirus restrictions will now be eased further, with the next stage of the lockdown roadmap going ahead on May 17th 2021.
Here are the businesses allowed to reopen from today:
Pubs (indoor serving)
Restaurants (indoor serving)
Children's play areas
Hotels, hostels and B&B's
Big events (with capacity)
Sports stadiums (with capacity)
Concert halls (with limits on attendees)
Museums and galleries
Adventure playgrounds and activities
Amusement arcades and adult gaming centres
Games, recreation and entertainment venues such as escape rooms and laser quest
Snooker and pool halls
Water and aqua parks
Indoor visitor attractions at theme parks and film studios
Indoor attractions at zoos, safari parks, aquariums and other animal attractions
Indoor attractions at botanical gardens, greenhouses and biomes
Indoor attractions at sculpture parks
Indoor attractions at landmarks including observation wheels or viewing platforms
Indoor attractions at stately or historic homes, castles, or other heritage sites
Conference centres and exhibition halls, including for the purposes of business events (subject to the capacity limits)
Some of the other changes coming into force are:
Groups of up to six people or two households can meet indoors and overnight visits are allowed.
People can meet in groups of up to 30 outdoors.
Up to 30 people can attend weddings, receptions wakes and other life events.
The number of people who can attend a funeral is determined by how many people the venue can accommodate with social distancing.
Care home residents can have up to five named visitors (two at a time), provided visitors test negative.