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United Kingdom
Public Holidays

Bank Holidays 2018

This page contains a national calendar of all 2018 bank holidays. Please scroll down to view.

This page contains a comprehensive list of public holidays that are celebrated in the United Kingdom. In the United Kingdom, these events are commonly known as bank holidays.

The United Kingdom consists of England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. These countries share many holidays due to their shared histories, and there are few holidays that are exclusively observed by one or two countries.

While holidays like Christmas are observed on a defined date each year, the celebrations’ bank holidays may vary. This page will be updated periodically to reflect announced changes in bank holiday dates in the United Kingdom.

Public Holidays 2018

DateDayHolidayCountries
1 JanMonNew Year's DayNational
2 JanTue2nd JanuaryScotland
17 MarSatSt Patrick's DayNorthern Ireland
19 MarMonSt Patrick's Day
Holiday
Northern Ireland
30 MarFriGood FridayNational
2 AprMonEaster MondayEngland, Wales &
Northern Ireland
7 MayMonEarly May Bank HolidayNational
28 MayMonSpring Bank HolidayNational
12 JulThuBattle of the Boyne
(Orangemen's Day)
Northern Ireland
6 AugMonSummer Bank HolidayScotland
27 AugMonSummer Bank HolidayEngland, Wales &
Northern Ireland
30 NovFriSt. Andrew's DayScotland
25 DecTueChristmas DayNational
26 DecWedBoxing DayNational