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.
New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2023, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed on Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday, April 7, 2023.
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 10, 2023.
Battle of the Boyne
The holiday, observed on July 12, 2023, is celebrated by people with a Protestant Irish or Scottish background to commemorate the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 outside Drogheda, a place located in the Republic of Ireland today.
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2023, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.
Boxing Day is also known as St. Stephen's Day and is widely known as a shopping holiday in some countries. It falls on December 26, 2023.
There are 9 holidays in England and Wales, 10 holidays in Scotland, and 11 holidays in Northern Ireland.
|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
|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.