UK Bank Holidays 2019 in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

UK Bank Holidays 2019 in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
England and Wales have eight bank holidays a year and are thus the countries with the lowest number of bank holidays in Europe and in the G20 group of leading economies.

Public Holidays in UK. UK Bank Holidays 2019 in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Public Holidays in UK. UK Bank Holidays 2019 in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Bank holidays 2019 in England and Wales



Unlike in Scotland and Northern Ireland, neither England’s national saint’s day St. George’s Day, celebrated on April 23rd, nor Wales’ national saint’s day St. David’s Day, celebrated on March 1st, are bank holidays.

2019
1 JanuaryTuesdayNew Year’s Day
19 AprilFridayGood Friday
22 AprilMondayEaster Monday
6 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
27 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
26 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
25 DecemberWednesdayChristmas Day
26 DecemberThursdayBoxing Day

Bank holidays 2019 in Scotland

2019
1 JanuaryTuesdayNew Year’s Day
2 JanuaryWednesday2nd January
19 AprilFridayGood Friday
6 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
27 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
5 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
2 DecemberMondaySt Andrew’s Day (substitute day)
25 DecemberWednesdayChristmas Day
26 DecemberThursdayBoxing Day

Bank Holidays 2019 in Northern Ireland

2019
1 JanuaryTuesdayNew Year’s Day
18 MarchMondaySt Patrick’s Day (substitute day)
19 AprilFridayGood Friday
22 AprilMondayEaster Monday
6 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
27 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
12 JulyFridayBattle of the Boyne (Orangemen’s Day)
26 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
25 DecemberWednesdayChristmas Day
26 DecemberThursdayBoxing Day

If a bank holiday is on a weekend, a ‘substitute’ weekday becomes a bank holiday, normally the following Monday.

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