Bank Holidays in Wales in 2019

Wales Upcoming Bank Holidays in Wales

Spring Bank Holiday
Spring Bank Holiday

27 May 2019 This National holiday is in 7 days. The second UK Bank Holiday in May which replaced Whit Monday in 1967

August Bank Holiday
August Bank Holiday

26 August 2019 This Regional holiday is in 98 days. August bank Holiday. This is a regional holiday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2019 This National holiday is in 219 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

United Kingdom National and Regional Bank holidays of Wales in 2019

Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day First Monday if 1st is Saturday or Sunday
Friday March 01 St. David's Day Wales Only. Not a public holiday
Tuesday March 05 Pancake Tuesday Shrove Tuesday. Not a Public Holiday
Sunday March 31 Mothering Sunday Not a National Holiday
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Except Scotland
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 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Monday August 26 August Bank Holiday Last Monday in August (except Scotland)
Sunday November 10 Remembrance Sunday Not a public holiday. Sunday closest to 11 November
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Boxing Day


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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