While meeting loved ones at a distance outdoors has been much appreciated, we have missed actually going into someone else's home.
Not only has the rule about groups of six meeting outdoors meant many of us have worried about where to find the nearest loo, it's also not ideal on days when the forecast is rainier — or indeed boiling.
However, things are about to change.
Boris Johnson has revealed plans in the House of Commons today about how lockdown restrictions will be significantly eased over the coming weeks.
'From now on, we will ask people to follow guidance instead of legislation' when it comes to social distancing, announced Johnson, before confirming that a social distance of 'one metre plus' should be adhered to if two metres isn't possible.
Many of the major changes will come into action on 4 July, less than a fortnight from now.
Plus, two households of any size will be able to meet in any setting, inside or out.
The Prime Minister clarified that this does not mean they must always be the same two households, but it is not recommended for multiple households to meet indoors because of the risk of transmission. Basically, you can see different sides of family or different groups of friends — just not all at once.
So, what else did today's (23 June) announcement cover?
Restaurants and pubs will be reopened
The Prime Minister confirmed that 'all hospitality indoors will be limited to table service', and guidance will encourage minimal staff/customer contact.
So a boozy night in a bar is still a while away, but a meal that you haven't had to cook yourself is definitely incoming. Joy!
Hairdressers will be allowed to open
With 'appropriate precautions, including visors' said the Prime Minister, as he made a joke about the state of his own hair, which is looking pretty long and luscious like so many others right now.
For more information, here's everything we know on what the hairdresser experience will be like.
Weddings can go ahead
Weddings will be allowed to go ahead from early July with a maximum of 30 people, 'subject to social distancing'.
Staycations got the green light
'Provided that no more than two households stay together, people will be free to stay overnight in self-contained accommodation including hotels and B&Bs, as well as campsites, as long as shared facilities are kept clean,' announced Boris Johnson.
If you've been waiting for the confirmation of this date to book, then here are 10 of the most stylish Airbnb homes to inspire a post-lockdown staycation.
Leisure facilities and tourist attractions will reopen
Leisure facilities and tourist attractions will reopen if they can do so safely. This includes outdoor gyms, playgrounds, cinemas, museums, galleries, theme parks, arcades, libraries, social clubs and community centres. Culture, come at me.
Recreation and sport will be allowed
Though you'll be able to visit your local lido, you won't be able to enjoy the cafe or, indeed, any changing facilities. The government guidelines require any indoor facilities including changing rooms and courts will remain closed. The Prime Minister added that people should only play close contact sports with members of their household.
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