Bank Holidays 2020 in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

UK Bank Holidays 2020 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 2020 in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Public Holidays in UK. UK Bank Holidays 2020 in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Bank holidays 2020 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.

2020
1st JanuaryWednesdayNew Year’s Day
10th AprilFridayGood Friday
13th AprilMondayEaster Monday
4th MayMondayEarly May Bank Holiday
25th MayMondaySpring Bank Holiday
31st AugustMondaySummer Bank Holiday
25th DecemberFridayChristmas Day
26th DecemberSaturdayBoxing Day
28th DecemberMondaySubstitute day (for Boxing Day)

Bank holidays 2020 in Scotland

2020
1st JanuaryWednesdayNew Year’s Day
2nd JanuaryThursday2nd January
10th AprilFridayGood Friday
4th MayMondayEarly May Bank Holiday
25th MayMondaySpring Bank Holiday
3rd AugustMondaySummer Bank Holiday
30th NovemberMondaySt Andrew’s Day
25th DecemberFridayChristmas Day
26th DecemberSaturdayBoxing Day
28th DecemberMondaySubstitute day (for Boxing Day)

Bank Holidays 2020 in Northern Ireland

2020
1st JanuaryWednesdayNew Year’s Day
17th MarchTuesdaySt Patrick’s Day
10th AprilFridayGood Friday
13th AprilMondayEaster Monday
4th MayMondayEarly May Bank Holiday
25th MayMondaySpring Bank Holiday
12th JulySundayBattle of the Boyne (The Twelfth/Orangemen’s Day)
13th JulyMondaySubstitute day (for Battle of the Boyne)
31st AugustMondaySummer Bank Holiday
25th DecemberFridayChristmas Day
26th DecemberSaturdayBoxing Day
28th DecemberMondaySubstitute day (for Boxing Day)

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

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