Vacation village firm Heart Parcs is to shut all its UK resorts after the newest lockdown information.
Underneath the earlier three tier system each Heart Parcs within the UK was open – other than Nottingham which had fallen beneath Tier Three.
The UK villages will shut from immediately (Monday) and can stay closed till no less than January 7, the vacation supplier confirmed.
Heart Parcs stated it was closing the websites “with the precedence of protecting our friends and employees as protected as doable”, Nottinghamshire Live reviews.
The choice comes after Boris Johnson introduced new lockdown measures to deal with the rising Covid-19 case charges, together with shutting non-essential retailers in Tier 4 areas.
Anybody who was planning on spending Christmas at certainly one of Heart Parc’s villages needs to be despatched an e mail both immediately or tomorrow.
An announcement from Heart Parcs reads: “Following the replace from the Prime Minister final night time (December 19) it’s clear that the specter of the virus with the brand new variant is now at an especially delicate stage.
“It’s subsequently with a heavy coronary heart that we now have made the choice to shut all our UK villages from Monday, December 21 till no less than January 7, 2021.
“Our choices all through the pandemic have been with the precedence of protecting our friends and employees as protected as doable.
“Newest Authorities recommendation in all tiers is to keep away from non-essential journey outdoors of native areas and we definitely don’t want to encourage this.
“We all know how disappointing this information will likely be for our friends, particularly throughout this time of yr.
“We have now not made this resolution flippantly, however there may be clearly concern across the new variant being moved across the nation.
“All friends impacted by the closure interval will obtain an e mail from us immediately (December 20) with directions on the way to cancel actions and restaurant reservations and the way to reschedule with a reduction to the worth of £100 or cancel with a full refund.”
Affected villages embody Sherwood Forest, Elveden Forest, Longleat Forest, Whinfell Forest and Woburn Forest.
All friends because of arrive between December 21 and January 7 may have the choice to alter dates with £100 low cost or cancel and declare a full refund. out a type.
In case you are seeking to contact Heart Parcs instantly, opening occasions for calls, social and webchat are as follows:
Christmas Eve – 9am to 1pm
Christmas Day – closed
Boxing Day – closed
December 27 – 10am to 3pm
December 28 – 10am to 3pm
December 29 – 9am to five.30pm
December 30 – 9am to five.30pm
December 31 – 9am to 1pm
January 1 – closed