PUBS, cafes and tea rooms across North Wales have been sharing photos and welcome messages on social media as customers are finally able to return today.

The businesses have been sharing photos of their outside eating areas, including outside bars, marquees, and terraces.

The main message is how happy they are to be able see and serve their customers today.

They have also asked people to be patient as social distancing and hygiene measures must be observed.

Some have also suggested, bringing a blanket to enjoy their food and drink during British summertime.

The Glasfryn in Mold posted: "We are all ready to go today! Please make sure you all wrap up warm (big jackets, scarves and blankets are a must have) as in typical British style it is still a bit chilly out there."

The Central Park cafe in Llay posted photos of the outside eating area.

The cafe posted: "Outside seating is now available cafe is open 9-4 for eating outside and takeaway."

The Three Eagles pub in Llangollen have shared a video to celebrate customers returning today.

The pub tweeted: "THE WAIT IS OVER We’re thrilled to be opening up our Courtyard today and welcoming our first customers back to the Three Eagles in the sunshine. We’d like to wish all our fellow hospitality businesses the best of luck and a successful season, we got this!"

The Offa's Dyke Hotel in Broughton also shared a video, posting: "Blankets at the ready, we are open from 12! Come and say hi, we've missed you!"

The Point cafe in Talacre posted: "Hooray! We’re Back Open Today For Alfresco dining. Please follow our Covid rules. See you soon."

The Saltney Ferry pub posted: "Ready & Raring to go #yourlocal."

Hendy's Castle Inn in Shotton posted: "Outside beer garden all ready for a warm welcome! See you later today from 13:30 opening. Please be compliant with all government guidelines."

Tides Cafe Bistro in Llanddulas posted: "Our outdoor seating is back open ! Please respect our staff, they too are adapting to or learning the new changes and will be doing their best to provide you with a positive service."

The Sun Verge in Rhyl posted: "And we are off. Lovely to guests at tables and coming for Breakfast. Thank you so much."

Among hospitality business opening today is one of Wrexham's most iconic pubs, The Turf.

Wayne Jones, who runs the pub situated outside The Racecourse ground, tweeted a photo of the outside area ready to welcome customers.

He said: "A long long road but tomorrow we are ready to welcome everyone back.

"Thank you for all the support this last 13 months. Diolch.

"Up the Turf."

Good luck messages have also been shared with pubs as they welcome back their customers today.

Cilcain Community Shop said on Facebook: "We would just like to wish The White Horse Cilcain good luck on their re opening day today! Best wishes from all of us at Cilcain Community Shop. Please pop in and show them your support if you can."

It's not just pubs opening today, cafes and tea rooms at North Wales attractions are also welcoming back customers.

Among them is Plas Newydd, the historic house and gardens near Llangollen.

On Facebook, Plas Newydd posted: "WE'RE BACK! The Stableroom courtyard and outdoor seating area are now open for our full homemade food menu! Open daily from 10AM - 4PM, there will be no booking required. We look forward to your visit!"

And Tea Rooms at the Pet Cemetery in Brynforn posted: "TODAY IS THE DAY! After 4 long months we are back open with Outdoor Eating and we already have a full Veranda 20 minutes after opening!! We are taking bookings so if you would like to reserve a table then please call us on 01352 717862. We look forward to seeing everybody return safely to the Tea Rooms."

And, at Rhug Estate in Corwen, Lord Newborough features in a video on Twitter showing the new outside eating area.