When are the Bank Holidays for 2023?

When you’re planning your holiday do you like to use bank holidays to extend your break? Me too.

Extra long weekends are great, aren’t they? A mini-break at Easter, or just a way to use up less of your valuable holiday allowance, bank holidays can be very handy. Especially in 2023 because there is an extra bonus day in honour of the King’s Coronation.

Here you can find all the dates for you need to know for bank holidays in the UK for 2023.

England and Wales

2 JanuaryMondayNew Year’s Day (substitute day)
7 AprilFridayGood Friday
10 AprilMondayEaster Monday
1 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
8 MayMondayCoronation of King Charles III
29 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
28 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
25 DecemberMondayChristmas Day
26 DecemberTuesdayBoxing Day

Scotland

2 JanuaryMondayNew Year’s Day (substitute day)
3 JanuaryTuesday2nd January (substitute day)
7 AprilFridayGood Friday
1 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
8 MayMondayCoronation of King Charles III
29 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
7 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
30 NovemberThursdaySt Andrew’s Day
25 DecemberMondayChristmas Day
26 DecemberTuesdayBoxing Day

Northern Ireland

2 JanuaryMondayNew Year’s Day (substitute day)
17 MarchFridaySt Patrick’s Day
7 AprilFridayGood Friday
10 AprilMondayEaster Monday
1 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
8 MayMondayCoronation of King Charles III
29 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
12 JulyWednesdayBattle of the Boyne (Orangemen’s Day)
28 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
25 DecemberMondayChristmas Day
26 DecemberTuesdayBoxing Day

Bank Holiday Calendars in SkyHR

In SkyHR you can decide which bank holiday calendar you want to use for your entire company, or choose a different calendar for each employee.

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