UK Public Holidays 2024 (England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland)

Below you can find public holidays in the UK for 2024. In bold text is marked official UK public holidays (bank holidays/red days). With regular text is marked days counted as a Sunday eventhough they are not officially a public holiday. Marked with regular text are also days which are sometimes counted as half working days as many companies ans shops are closed or have shorter opening hours. See the right column for comments related to each public holiday.
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Date Day Holiday
2024-01-01

Monday

New Year's Day
2024-03-29

Friday

Good Friday
2024-03-31

Sunday

Easter Day
2024-04-01

Monday

Easter Monday
2024-05-06

Monday

May Day
2024-05-27

Monday

Spring Bank Holiday
2024-08-05

Monday

Summer Bank Holiday
2024-08-26

Monday

Summer Bank Holiday
2024-12-25

Wednesday

Christmas Day
2024-12-26

Thursday

Boxing Day
* = Not an official public holiday, but is often a half working day
# = Counted as a Sunday and is work free according to UK vacation legislation