Hallelujah! It’s 2021. Start planning your year, get those holidays booked and most of all get out and have some fun.
Below is a list of all the main bank holidays and public holidays in the UK for 2021. Click here to see more information on bank holidays throughout the UK and on the following links for bank holidays specific to each UK country: bank holidays in England and Wales 2021, bank holidays in Scotland 2021 and bank holidays in Northern Ireland in 2021.
The next bank holiday in the UK is
Early May Bank Holiday, May Day
Monday, 3rd May 2021
|1 Jan||Fri||New Year’s Day||All UK|
|4 Jan*||Mon||2nd January||Scotland|
|17 Mar||Wed||St. Patrick’s day||N. Ireland|
|2 Apr||Fri||Good Friday||All UK|
|5 Apr||Mon||Easter Monday||All UK (ex. Scotland)|
|3 May||Mon||Early May Bank Holiday, May Day||All UK|
|31 May||Mon||Spring Bank Holiday||All UK|
|12 Jul||Mon||Battle of the Boyne||N. Ireland|
|2 Aug||Mon||Summer Bank Holiday||Scotland|
|30 Aug||Mon||Late Summer August Bank Holiday||All UK (ex. Scotland)|
|30 Nov||Tue||St. Andrew’s Day||Scotland|
|27 Dec*||Mon||Christmas Day||All UK|
|28 Dec*||Tue||Boxing Day||All UK|
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.