UK Bank Holidays 2021

UK bank holidays 2021

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.

DateDayHolidayCoverage
1 JanFriNew Year’s DayAll UK
4 Jan*Mon2nd JanuaryScotland
17 MarWedSt. Patrick’s dayN. Ireland
2 AprFriGood FridayAll UK
5 AprMonEaster MondayAll UK (ex. Scotland)
3 MayMonEarly May Bank Holiday, May DayAll UK
31 MayMonSpring Bank HolidayAll UK
12 JulMonBattle of the BoyneN. Ireland
2 AugMonSummer Bank HolidayScotland
30 AugMonLate Summer August Bank HolidayAll UK (ex. Scotland)
30 NovTueSt. Andrew’s DayScotland
27 Dec*MonChristmas DayAll UK
28 Dec*TueBoxing DayAll UK
UK bank holidays in 2021

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.