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UK (United Kingdom) Public Holidays 2020

See also: 2020 public holidays in EMEA, EU, Europe, Ireland, OECD and worldwide.

UK (United Kingdom) public holidays by region: England and Wales (EAW), Northern Ireland (NIR), Scotland (SCT).

This page contains the list of UK (United Kingdom) 2020 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of UK (United Kingdom) official public holidays in 2020 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Wednesday New Year's Day
Thursday New Year Holiday (SCT) regional
Tuesday Saint Patrick's Day (NIR) regional
Friday Good Friday
Monday Easter Monday (except SCT)
Friday May Day Bank Holiday (75th anniversary of VE Day)
Monday Spring Bank Holiday
Sunday Battle of the Boyne / Orangemen's Day (NIR) regional
Monday Battle of the Boyne Holiday (NIR) regional
Monday Summer Bank Holiday (SCT) (banks are open) regional
Monday Summer Bank Holiday (except SCT)
Monday Summer Bank Holiday (SCT) (banks only) regional banks
Dec Friday Christmas Day
Dec Saturday Boxing Day
Dec Monday Christmas Holiday

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Recent UK (United Kingdom) Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to UK (United Kingdom) public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in UK (United Kingdom) (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in UK (United Kingdom), with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

UK (United Kingdom) Background Information and Links



UK (United Kingdom) Regional Abbreviations


Below is a list of the UK (United Kingdom) regional abbreviations, used for regional public holidays, in the table above.