Holiday Guide for United Kingdom in 2020

United Kingdom 2020
United Kingdom
2020

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 2020

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


St. Patrick's Day

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: The Early May Bank Holiday has been moved to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe.

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 (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Battle of the Boyne (in lieu)

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

 Long Weekend! 
St. Andrew's Day

Scotland: St. Andrew's Day is celebrated annually on November 30th, as this is the generally accepted date of St. Andrew’s death.

Christmas Day

 Long Weekend! 
Christmas Day

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

Boxing Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Boxing Day (in lieu)

United Kingdom: As Boxing Day falls on a Saturday in 2020, the following Monday will be a public holiday

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.