Public Holidays in United Kingdom 2017

National Public Holidays in UK


If you are planning to visit United Kingdom in 2017, note down the national public holdays listed below:

Date Weekday Holiday name Holiday type Where it is observed
Jan-01 Friday New Year’s Day Bank holiday
Jan-04 Monday 2nd January (substitute day) Local holiday Scotland
Jan-06 Wednesday Epiphany Christian
Jan-07 Thursday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox
Jan-14 Thursday Orthodox New Year Orthodox
Jan-25 Monday Tu B’Shevat (Arbor Day) Jewish holiday
Jan-25 Monday Burns Night Local observance Scotland
Feb-08 Monday Chinese New Year Observance
Feb-09 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Christian
Feb-10 Wednesday Carnival/Ash Wednesday Christian
Feb-14 Sunday Valentine’s Day Observance
Mar-01 Tuesday St. David’s Day Observance Wales
Mar-06 Sunday Mothering Sunday Observance
Mar-07 Monday Maha Shivaratri Hindu Holiday
Mar-17 Thursday St Patrick’s Day Local holiday Northern Ireland
Mar-20 Sunday Palm Sunday Christian
Mar-20 Sunday March equinox Season
Mar-23 Wednesday Holi Hindu Holiday
Mar-24 Thursday Maundy Thursday Christian
Mar-24 Thursday Purim Jewish holiday
Mar-25 Friday Good Friday Public holiday
Mar-26 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian
Mar-27 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Mar-27 Sunday Easter Sunday Christian
Mar-28 Monday Easter Monday Common Local holidays ENG, Guernsey, Jersey, NIR, WAL
Apr-23 Saturday First day of Passover Jewish holiday
Apr-23 Saturday St. George’s Day Observance
Apr-23 Saturday Shakespeare Day Observance
Apr-29 Friday Orthodox Good Friday Orthodox
Apr-30 Saturday Last day of Passover Jewish holiday
Apr-30 Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday Orthodox
May-01 Sunday Orthodox Easter Orthodox
May-02 Monday Orthodox Easter Monday Orthodox
May-02 Monday Early May Bank Holiday Bank holiday
May-05 Thursday Ascension Day Christian
May-05 Thursday Yom HaShoah Jewish holiday
May-05 Thursday Isra and Mi’raj Muslim
May-09 Monday Liberation Day Local holiday Guernsey, Jersey
May-12 Thursday Yom HaAtzmaut Jewish holiday
May-15 Sunday Pentecost Christian
May-16 Monday Whit Monday Christian
May-22 Sunday Trinity Sunday Christian
May-26 Thursday Corpus Christi Christian
May-26 Thursday Lag B’Omer Jewish holiday
May-30 Monday Spring Bank Holiday Bank holiday
Jun-06 Monday Ramadan begins Muslim
Jun-12 Sunday Shavuot Jewish holiday
Jun-19 Sunday Father’s Day Observance
Jun-20 Monday June Solstice Season
Jul-02 Saturday Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny) Muslim
Jul-06 Wednesday Eid-al-Fitr Muslim
Jul-12 Tuesday Battle of the Boyne Local holiday Northern Ireland
Aug-01 Monday Summer Bank Holiday Common Local holidays Scotland
Aug-14 Sunday Tisha B’Av Jewish holiday
Aug-15 Monday Assumption of Mary Christian
Aug-18 Thursday Raksha Bandhan Hindu Holiday
Aug-25 Thursday Janmashtami Hindu Holiday
Aug-29 Monday Summer Bank Holiday Common Local holidays ENG, Guernsey, Jersey, NIR, WAL
Sep-05 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi Hindu Holiday
Sep-13 Tuesday Eid-al-Adha Muslim
Sep-22 Thursday September equinox Season
Oct-01 Saturday Navaratri Hindu Holiday
Oct-03 Monday Rosh Hashana Jewish holiday
Oct-03 Monday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim
Oct-04 Tuesday Feast of St Francis of Assisi Christian
Oct-11 Tuesday Dussehra Hindu Holiday
Oct-12 Wednesday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday
Oct-17 Monday First day of Sukkot Jewish holiday
Oct-23 Sunday Last day of Sukkot Jewish holiday
Oct-24 Monday Shmini Atzeret Jewish holiday
Oct-25 Tuesday Simchat Torah Jewish holiday
Oct-30 Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Oct-30 Sunday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
Oct-31 Monday Halloween Observance
Nov-01 Tuesday All Saints’ Day Christian
Nov-02 Wednesday All Souls’ Day Christian
Nov-05 Saturday Guy Fawkes Day Observance
Nov-13 Sunday Remembrance Sunday Observance
Nov-27 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Observance
Nov-30 Wednesday St Andrew’s Day Local holiday Scotland
Dec-08 Thursday Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian
Dec-12 Monday Prophet’s Birthday Muslim
Dec-21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
Dec-24 Saturday Christmas Eve Observance
Dec-25 Sunday First Day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
Dec-25 Sunday Christmas Day Public holiday
Dec-26 Monday Boxing Day Bank holiday
Dec-27 Tuesday Bank Holiday Bank holiday
Dec-31 Saturday New Year’s Eve Observance

Remember that holidays are peak time for travelling, so that book well in advance your tickets and accommodations.