Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
The date of Easter Sunday differs each year. It falls on the first Sunday after the full moon, which happens upon or next after March 21.
Banks, government offices, and most businesses in the UK are closed on Easter Monday. Most shops, supermarkets, restaurants, and pubs are open.
UK legislation dictates that most large stores must close on Easter Sunday.
Good Friday, the Friday before Easter Sunday is a public holiday in all of the United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.
For residents of England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, the day is part of a 4-day Easter weekend. This in turn forms part of the 2-week Easter school holidays.
Many people choose to take a short holiday, either abroad or in the UK. Hotel rates are often higher and there may be minimum stay requirements at campsites. Airports are busy and flight prices higher.
Next Easter Monday Bank Holiday - UK (England and Wales)
The next Easter Monday Bank Holiday in UK (England and Wales) is Monday, April 22, 2019.
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