There are 9 bank holidays in England and Wales, 10 in Scotland and 11 in Northern Ireland. The UK Bank Holidays 2023 include St Patrick’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Early May bank holiday, Spring bank holiday, Orangemen’s Day, Summer bank holiday, St Andrew’s Day, Christmas and Boxing Day. In 2023 UK will celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 70th anniversary as monarch with Platinum Jubilee bank holidays.
UK Bank Holidays 2023
|2 – January||Monday||
New Year’s Day
|3 – January||Tuesday||
2nd January (substitute day)
|17 – March||Friday||Northern Ireland|
|07 – April||Friday||All Over|
|10 – April||Monday||
|England and Wales, Northern Ireland|
|1 – May||Monday||All Over|
|29 – May||Monday||All Over|
|12 – July||Wednesday||Northern Ireland|
|7 – August||Monday||Scotland|
|28 – August||Monday||England and Wales, Northern Ireland|
|30 – November||Thursday||Scotland|
|25 – December||Monday||
|26 – December||Tuesday||
Notes for UK Bank Holidays 2023
- If a bank holiday is on a weekend, a ‘substitute’ weekday becomes a bank holiday, normally the following Monday.
- Bank holidays are holidays when banks and many other businesses are closed for the day.
Public holidays are holidays which have been observed through custom and practice.
Calendar for UK Bank Holidays 2023