Holidays in Scotland in 2013

scotland, United Kingdom National and Regional bank Holidays of Scotland, United Kingdom in 2013

Tuesday January 01 New Years Day First Monday if 1st is Saturday or Sunday
Wednesday January 02 Day after New Years Day Scotland Only
Tuesday February 12 Pancake Tuesday Shrove Tuesday. Not a Public Holiday
Sunday March 10 Mothering Sunday Not a National Holiday
Friday March 29 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday May 06 Early May Bank Holiday First Monday in May
Monday May 27 Spring Bank Holiday Last Monday in May
Sunday June 16 Father's Day Third Sunday of June. Not a National Holiday
Monday August 05 August Bank Holiday Scotland Only. First Monday in August.
Monday December 02 St Andrews Day (observed) Scotland Only. If November 30 falls on a weekend, the next Monday is a bank holiday instead.
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Boxing Day Celebrated on 26th December. Typically it will be moved and celebrated on the next weekday if 26 December is a Saturday or Sunday


National Holiday
Regional Holiday
Not a Public Holiday


  • Within the United Kingdom, there is no legal definition of what constitutes a public holiday in and it is debatable whether public holidays technically exist in Scotland. The term public holiday is often confused with bank holidays.
  • In England and Wales a bank holiday tends automatically to be a public holiday and the day is generally observed as a holiday. In Scotland this may not always the case.

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