Holiday Guide for United Kingdom in 2019

United Kingdom 2019
United Kingdom
2019

United Kingdom information

Population: 65.11m
Capital: London
Calling Code: (44)
Time Zone: 0 UTC
Currency: British pound
Language: English

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United Kingdom List of Bank Holidays in United Kingdom in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

United Kingdom: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Day after New Year's Day


Day after New Year's Day

Scotland: This additional days holiday for New Year in the UK is observed only in Scotland

St. Patrick's Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
St. Patrick's Day (in lieu)

Northern Ireland: St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, is a widely known historic figure. But for all his celebrity, his life remains somewhat of a mystery

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

United Kingdom: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

England, Northern Ireland, Wales: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

Early May Bank Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Early May Bank Holiday

United Kingdom: This is a national public holiday in the United Kingdom and is celebrated on the first Monday in May

Spring Bank Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Spring Bank Holiday

United Kingdom: The second UK Bank Holiday in May which replaced Whit Monday in 1967

Battle of the Boyne

 Long Weekend! 
Battle of the Boyne

Northern Ireland: Holiday in Northern Ireland. Events on the day commemorate the Battle of the Boyne, fought on July 1st 1690 by King William of Orange against King James II

Summer bank holiday

 Long Weekend! 
Summer bank holiday

Scotland: Scotland only. This holiday is observed on the first Monday in August

August Bank Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
August Bank Holiday

England, Northern Ireland, Wales: August bank Holiday. This is a regional holiday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

St. Andrew's Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
St. Andrew's Day (in lieu)

Scotland: The national day of Scotland. Saint Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland.

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

United Kingdom: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Boxing Day


Boxing Day

United Kingdom: The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.

Notes

  • 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.