A complete list of bank and public holiday dates in the UK for 2017. It’s a great time to go and see family and friends. Let your hair down. Maybe have a couple of cold ones if that’s your thing, and fingers crossed the weather will be good enough for a barbecue!
Here you’ll find a comprehensive guide to upcoming public holidays in the UK. We also have specific pages for each part of the UK along with a history of how bank holidays have developed over the years, local traditions and customs so do visit the following pages for public holidays in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland for an individual run down.
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.
UK Bank Holidays in 2017A list of bank holidays in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland in 2017
|2 January*||Monday||New Year's Day||All UK (ex. Scotland)|
|2 January||Monday||2 January||Scotland|
|3 January*||Tuesday||New Year's Day||Scotland|
|17 March||Friday||St. Patrick's Day||N. Ireland|
|14 April||Friday||Good Friday||All UK|
|17 April||Monday||Easter Monday||All UK (ex. Scotland)|
|1 May||Monday||Early May Bank Holiday, May Day||All UK|
|29 May||Monday||Spring Bank Holiday||All UK|
|12 July||Wednesday||The Twelfth, Battle of the Boyne, Orangemen's Day||N.Ireland|
|7 August||Monday||Summer Bank Holiday||Scotland|
|28 August||Monday||Late Summer Bank Holiday, August Bank Holiday||All UK (ex. Scotland)|
|30 November||Thursday||St. Andrew's Day||Scotland|
|25 December||Monday||Christmas Day||All UK|
|26 December||Tuesday||Boxing Day||All UK|