Early May Bank Holiday

The first Monday of May is a public holiday in the United Kingdom (England and Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland). It is called the Early May Bank Holiday.

Government offices and most businesses in the UK are shut on Early May Bank Holiday. Most shops, supermarkets, restaurants, and pubs are open.

Public transport operates but usually on a reduced timetable. Engineering work on the rail network may lead to some services being cancelled. Those intending to travel by train should check timetables before travelling.

The last Monday in May is also a public holiday in the UK.

Next Early May Bank Holiday - UK (England and Wales)

The next Early May Bank Holiday in UK (England and Wales) is Monday, May 5, 2025.

There are 288 days till Early May Bank Holiday 2025.

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