England & Wales Bank Holidays 2022

Bank holidays in England and Wales 2022

Below you will find all the bank holiday dates for England and Wales for 2022.

England and Wales have slightly different bank holidays to both Scotland and Northern Ireland. There are typically eight days’ bank holiday in England and Wales each year though in 2022 there will be nine days after Her Majesty’s Government granted the whole of the UK an additional day to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on Friday 3rd June. The late May bank holiday was also moved to Thursday 2nd June so we could further benefit from a long weekend.

Bank Holidays in England and Wales 2022

3 Jan*MondayNew Year’s Day
15 AprFridayGood Friday
18 AprMondayEaster Monday
2 MayMondayEarly May Bank Holiday, May Day
2 June**ThursdaySpring Bank Holiday
3 JuneFridayQueen’s Platinum Jubilee
29 AugMondayLate Summer August Bank Holiday
19 SeptMondayQueen Elizabeth II’s Funeral
26 Dec*MondayChristmas Day
27 Dec*TuesdayBoxing Day
Bank holidays in England and Wales 2022

Note: A date marked with an asterisk (or a *) is in lieu of, or a substitute for, the actual bank holiday should it fall on a weekend. The late May Spring Bank Holiday (**) has been transferred to June for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebration.