UK Bank Holidays 2015

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 2015

The table below gives a full list of Bank Holidays for 2015 including regional variations for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

HolidayDateEnglandScotlandWalesN. Ireland
New Year's Day01 January 2015YesYesYesYes
2nd January02 January 2015-Yes--
St Patrick's Day17 March 2015---Yes
Good Friday03 April 2015YesYesYesYes
Easter Monday06 April 2015Yes-YesYes
Early May04 May 2015YesYesYesYes
Spring25 May 2015YesYesYesYes
Battle of the Boyne13 July 2015*---Yes
Summer03 August 2015-Yes--
Summer31 August 2015Yes-YesYes
St Andrew's Day30 November 2015-Yes--
Christmas Day25 December 2015YesYesYesYes
Boxing Day28 December 2015*YesYesYesYes


  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