Spring Bank Holiday

The last Monday in May is a public holiday in the United Kingdom (England and Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland). It is called the Spring Bank Holiday or Late May Bank Holiday.

Government offices and most businesses in the UK are shut on Spring Bank Holiday. Most shops and restaurants are open.

Public transport is operational but on a reduced timetable. Improvements and repairs to the rail network may lead to some services being cancelled.

The holiday was introduced in 1971 as a secular replacement for Whit Monday.

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

Next Spring Bank Holiday - UK (England and Wales)

The next Spring Bank Holiday in UK (England and Wales) is Monday, May 27, 2024.

There are 43 days till Spring Bank Holiday 2024.

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