Scotland wide January 2021

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Holiday Accommodation

All holiday accommodation is closed to Tourism.

Hotels, B&Bs and self-catering can remain open for essential customers only:

  • anyone who is using that accommodation for work purposes

  • anyone who requires accommodation to attend a funeral

  • anyone who is providing accommodation or support services to the homeless

  • anyone who uses that accommodation as their main residence

  • anyone who needs accommodation while moving home

  • anyone who is unable to return to their main residence

  • anyone who requires accommodation to attend a marriage ceremony or civil partnership registration

  • anyone who requires accommodation to participate in or facilitate shared parenting arrangements

When providing accommodation to workers, this should only be open for essential workers who require accommodation as part of their role. Workers accommodation guidance.

The restrictions are expected to be in place for at least four weeks, but will be kept under review.


The new regulations apply to all parts of Scotland currently in level 4. The island areas currently in level 3 will remain there, but will be kept under review.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Christmas and the festive period

Christmas Ornaments

Between 23 and 27 December in self catering accommodation.

Self-Catering Accommodation and Second Homes 23-27 Dec 2020


You and members of your bubble up to a maximum of 8 people (not including those under 12) can meet/stay in self-catering accommodation or a second home between 23 and 27 December – but only where this is located in a council area that you or a member of your bubble lives in.

Accommodation providers are asked to remind people booking that at least one of the households must be from the local authority area. Use this postcode tool to check the council area for a postcode.

You should not have people from different households staying in the same bedroom.

Clear, summary information about each lockdown tier level in Scotland.

COVID protection levels by area in Scotland


Online postcode checker for UK area lockdown tier level.


The latest Cairngorms coronavirus information.


FACTS poster gives advice on how to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Scottish Government guidance.

Cumulative  confirmed COVID-19 cases around the world.


Quarantine rules and information on the process for people entering the UK.


Please check and monitor latest restrictions and guidelines relating to your reservation and where you live.

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