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Wales entered Alert Level 4 on Saturday 19th December. Alert Level 4 restrictions are revised by the Welsh Government every three weeks. 

Alert Level 4

Updated 26th March 2021

Outdoor activity

  • Stay local restrictions are lifted, you can travel anywhere within Wales.
  • 6 people from 2 households can meet outdoors, socially distanced.
  • Organised outdoor activities can restart for children under 18 (or persons who were aged under 18 on 31 August 2020). There is no limit on the number of children and young children that can attend, but organisers should be mindful of the space available. See Welsh Government information on organised children’s activities.
  • Governing body return to play guidelines should be followed at all time.


Indoor activity

You must not mix with anyone outside of your household indoors. For exceptions see the Welsh Government website.

Elite Sport

Professional sports will be able to continue under Alert Level 4. Elite sporting events would need to be restricted to those athletes given elite status by Sport Wales and organisers must ensure they have approval from the relevant local authority to open the premises/facility. Spectators will be prohibited from attending sporting events.


26th April - Organised outdoor activities for up to 30 adults 

3rd May - Gyms, leisure centres and fitness facilities can re-open. This will include individual or one-to-one training (NOT exercise classes). 


You can find out more information on the Welsh Government Alert Levels.

See the Sport Wales pages for exercise and activities you can do at home.

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