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Now the seasons are advancing towards spring, this may be a good time to consider your holiday options for 2023.

Bank holidays England and Wales

The following dates are published on the GOV.UK and other national websites:

2023

Date

Day of the week

Bank holiday

7 April

Friday

Good Friday

10 April

Monday

Easter Monday

1 May

Monday

Early May bank holiday

8 May

Monday

Bank holiday for the coronation of King Charles III

29 May

Monday

Spring bank holiday

28 August

Monday

Summer bank holiday

25 December

Monday

Christmas Day

26 December

Tuesday

Boxing Day

Bank holidays Scotland

2023 date

Day

Holiday

7 April

Friday

Good Friday

1 May

Monday

Early May

8 May

Monday

Coronation Bank Holiday

29 May

Monday

Spring 

7 August

Monday

Summer 

30 November

Thursday

St Andrew's Day

25 December

Monday

Christmas Day

26 December

Tuesday

Boxing Day 

Bank holidays Northern Ireland

Holidays

2023

2024

New Year's Day

2 January (substitute day)

1 January 

St Patrick's Day 

17 March

18 March (substitute day)

Good Friday

7 April

29 March

Easter Monday

10 April

1 April

Early May Bank Holiday 

1 May

6 May

Bank holiday for the coronation of King Charles III

8 May

 

Spring Bank Holiday

29 May

27 May

Battle of the Boyne / Orangemen's Day

12 July

12 July

Summer Bank Holiday

28 August

26 August 

Christmas Day

25 December 

25 December

 Boxing Day

26 December

26 December

When the usual date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the 'substitute day' is normally the following Monday. 

Source: New feed