2021 UK Bank Holidays

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An overview of the 2021 bank holidays available across England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.

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England & Wales

  • 1 January - Friday (New Year’s Day)
  • 2 April - Friday (Good Friday)
  • 5 April - Monday (Easter Monday)
  • 3 May - Monday (Early May bank holiday - VE day)
  • 31 May - Monday (Spring bank holiday)
  • 30 August - Monday (Summer bank holiday)
  • 25 December - Saturday (Christmas Day)
  • 26 December - Sunday (Boxing Day)
  • 27 December - Monday (Christmas bank holiday)
  • 28 December - Tuesday (Boxing Day bank holiday)

Scotland

  • 1 January - Friday (New Year’s Day)
  • 4 January - Monday
  • 5 April - Friday (Good Friday)
  • 3 May - Monday (Early May bank holiday - VE day)
  • 31 May - Monday (Spring bank holiday)
  • 2 August - Monday (Summer bank holiday)
  • 30 November - Monday (St Andrew’s Day)
  • 25 December - Saturday (Christmas Day)
  • 26 December - Sunday (Boxing Day)
  • 27 December - Monday (Christmas bank holiday)
  • 28 December - Tuesday (Boxing Day bank holiday)

Northern Ireland

  • 1 January - Friday (New Year’s Day)
  • 17 March - Wednesday (St Patrick’s Day)
  • 2 April - Friday (Good Friday)
  • 5 April - Monday (Easter Monday)
  • 3 May - Monday (Early May bank holiday - VE day)
  • 31 May - Monday (Spring bank holiday)
  • 12 July - Monday (Battle of the Boyne  - Orangemen’s Day - substitute day)
  • 30 August - Monday (Summer bank holiday)
  • 25 December - Saturday (Christmas Day)
  • 26 December - Sunday (Boxing Day)
  • 27 December - Monday (Christmas bank holiday)
  • 28 December - Tuesday (Boxing Day bank holiday)