UK Bank Holidays 2014

All English/Welsh bank holidays will see the banks and the majority of businesses closed, in Scotland and Northern Ireland banks and businesses will often follow the English bank holidays for closures for commercial reasons (for instance parity of holidays between staff in the different countries).

Bank Holidays In The UK By Region For 2014

The table below gives a full list of Bank Holidays for 2014 including regional variations for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

HolidayDateEnglandScotlandWalesN. Ireland
New Year's Day01 January 2014YesYesYesYes
2nd January02 January 2014-Yes--
St Patrick's Day17 March 2014---Yes
Good Friday06 April 2014YesYesYesYes
Easter Monday09 April 2014Yes-YesYes
Early May07 May 2014YesYesYesYes
Spring26 May 2014YesYesYesYes
Battle of the Boyne14 July 2014*---Yes
Summer04 August 2014-Yes--
Summer25 August 2014Yes-YesYes
St Andrew's Day01 December 2014*-Yes--
Christmas Day25 December 2014YesYesYesYes
Boxing Day26 December 2014YesYesYesYes


  1. * Indicates a substitute day - A substitute day occurs when a public or bank holiday occurs on a Saturday, Sunday or a Bank Holiday. In these cases the substitute day occurs, normally the following Monday. In the case of two consecutive holidays (e.g. Christmas Day and Boxing Day) this can be the following Tuesday if the holidays fall on the Saturday and Sunday.
  2. Bank Holidays that never fall on a weekend (e.g Good Friday, Easter Monday) will never have substitute days