2017 UK Bank Holidays and Special Occasions

The 2017 UK Bank Holidays calendar includes bank holidays in England (E), Northern Ireland (I), Scotland (S) and Wales (W).

All bank holiday calendar dates are accurate at the time of publishing. Please make sure you check any dates with your own countries Bank holidays before booking any holidays or arrangements.

Date Day Holiday or Occasion Countries
1 Jan 2017 Sunday New Year’s Day National
2 Jan 2017 Monday New Year’s Day
(Substitute Day)
National except Scotland
2 Jan 2017 Monday 2nd January Scotland
14 February 2017 Tuesday Valentines Day Occasion
17 March 2017 Friday St Patrick’s Day Northern Ireland
26 March 2017 Sunday Mothering Sunday Occasion
14 April 2017 Friday Good Friday National
17 April 2017 Monday Easter Monday National except Scotland
1 May 2017 Monday Early May Bank Holiday National
29 May 2017 Monday Spring Bank Holiday National
18 June 2017 Sunday Fathers Day Occasion
12 July 2017 Wednesday Battle of the Boyne
(Orangemen’s Day)
Northern Ireland
7 Aug 2017 Monday Summer Bank Holiday Scotland
28 Aug 2017 Monday Summer Bank Holiday National except Scotland
31 Oct 2017 Monday Halloween Occasion
30 Nov 2017 Thursday St. Andrew’s Day Scotland
25 Dec2017 Monday Christmas Day National
26 Dec2017 Tuesday Boxing Day National

All bank holidays are accurate at the time of publishing but are subject to change depending on what country you live in. Please make sure you check any dates with your own countries bank holidays before booking any holidays.

* When the usual date of a bank or public holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, a ‘substitute day’ is given, normally the following Monday.

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