Bank Holidays in United Kingdom in 2020

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List of Holidays in United Kingdom in 2020

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Wednesday New Year's Day Bank Holiday
Thursday Day after New Year's Day Regional Holiday Scotland
Sunday St. David's Day Not A Public Holiday Wales Only. Not a public holiday
Tuesday St. Patrick's Day Regional Holiday Northern Ireland
Sunday Mothering Sunday Not A Public Holiday Not a National Holiday
Friday Good Friday Bank Holiday
Monday Easter Monday Regional Holiday Except Scotland
Thursday St. George's Day Not A Public Holiday England. Not a public holiday
Friday Early May Bank Holiday Bank Holiday Moved to Friday for VE Day
Monday Spring Bank Holiday Bank Holiday Last Monday in May
Sunday Father's Day Not A Public Holiday 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Monday Battle of the Boyne (in lieu) Regional Holiday Northern Ireland Only
Monday Summer bank holiday Regional Holiday First Monday in August (Scotland)
Monday August Bank Holiday Regional Holiday Last Monday in August (except Scotland)
Sunday Remembrance Sunday Not A Public Holiday Not a public holiday
Monday St. Andrew's Day Regional Holiday Scotland Only
Friday Christmas Day Bank Holiday
Monday Boxing Day (in lieu) Bank Holiday


  • Within the United Kingdom, there is no legal definition of what constitutes a public holiday in and it is debatable whether public holidays technically exist in Scotland. The term public holiday is often confused with bank holidays.

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