Public Holidays in UK in 2023

United Kingdom | England | Northern Ireland | Scotland | Wales

The number of public holidays varies from country to country in the United Kingdom in 2023. There are eight national public holidays (including Summer Bank Holiday) and one to three local holidays.

Bank Holiday on May 8 is newly announced in November 2022 celebrating King Charles III's coronation, which will take place on Saturday, May 6 2023.

There are 9 holidays in England and Wales, 10 holidays in Scotland and 11 holidays in Northern Ireland.

Holiday Date Weekday Note
New Year's Day Jan 01, 2023 Sunday National Holiday
New Year Holiday Jan 02, 2023 Monday Observed
New Year Holiday Jan 02, 2023 Monday Scotland
New Year Holiday Jan 03, 2023 Tuesday Observed - Scotland
St. Patrick's Day Mar 17, 2023 Friday Northern Ireland
Good Friday Apr 07, 2023 Friday National Holiday
Easter Monday Apr 10, 2023 Monday All except Scotland
Early May Bank Holiday May 01, 2023 Monday National Holiday
Bank Holiday May 08, 2023 Monday National Holiday
Spring Bank Holiday May 29, 2023 Monday National Holiday
Battle of the Boyne
(Orangemen's Day)
Jul 12, 2023 Wednesday Northern Ireland
Summer Bank Holiday Aug 07, 2023 Monday Scotland
Summer Bank Holiday Aug 28, 2023 Monday All except Scotland
St. Andrew's Day Nov 30, 2023 Thursday Scotland
Christmas Day Dec 25, 2023 Monday National Holiday
Boxing Day Dec 26, 2023 Tuesday National Holiday

Please also check the working days in the United Kingdom in 2023.

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