When are the bank holidays in 2022?

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

Whether it’s for an extra long weekend, 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 2022 because there is an extra bonus day in honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Here you can find all the dates for you need to know for bank holidays in the UK for 2022.

England and Wales

3 JanuaryMondayNew Year’s Day (substitute day)
15 AprilFridayGood Friday
18 AprilMondayEaster Monday
2 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
2 JuneThursdaySpring bank holiday
3 JuneFridayPlatinum Jubilee bank holiday – BONUS!
29 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
26 DecemberMondayBoxing Day
27 DecemberTuesdayChristmas Day (substitute day)

Scotland

3 JanuaryMondayNew Year’s Day (substitute day)
4 JanuaryTuesday2nd January (substitute day)
15 AprilFridayGood Friday
2 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
2 JuneThursdaySpring bank holiday
3 JuneFridayPlatinum Jubilee bank holiday – BONUS
1 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
30 NovemberWednesdaySt Andrew’s Day
26 DecemberMondayBoxing Day
27 DecemberTuesdayChristmas Day (substitute day)

Northern Ireland

3 JanuaryMondayNew Year’s Day (substitute day)
17 MarchThursdaySt Patrick’s Day
15 AprilFridayGood Friday
18 AprilMondayEaster Monday
2 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
2 JuneThursdaySpring bank holiday
3 JuneFridayPlatinum Jubilee bank holiday – BONUS
12 JulyTuesdayBattle of the Boyne (Orangemen’s Day)
29 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
26 DecemberMondayBoxing Day
27 DecemberTuesdayChristmas Day (substitute 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.

At the moment we have included all UK bank holiday calendars. But if you have an employee who needs to use a different bank holiday, just let us know.