United Kingdom

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in the United Kingdom for 2020 ready to be integrated into your application.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is known as the UK, the United Kingdom, or Britain. This island nation in northwest Europe, includes the countries of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and was officially founded in 1922. The UK is a global power whose culture has influenced many different countries throughout the years.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Wednesday New Year's Day Only in certain states / provinces
January 2nd Thursday Second Day of the New Year Only in certain states / provinces
February 14th Friday Valentine's Day
March 17th Tuesday Saint Patrick's Day Only in certain states / provinces
March 20th Friday March Equinox
March 22nd Sunday Mother's Day
April 10th Friday Good Friday
April 12th Sunday Easter
April 13th Monday Easter Monday Only in certain states / provinces
May 8th Friday Early May Bank Holiday
May 25th Monday Spring Bank Holiday
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
June 21st Sunday Father's Day
July 13th Monday Battle of the Boyne (Orangemen's Day) (Observed) Only in certain states / provinces
August 3rd Monday Summer Bank Holiday Only in certain states / provinces
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
November 30th Monday Saint Andrew's Day Only in certain states / provinces
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 24th Thursday Christmas Eve
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Only in certain states / provinces
December 28th Monday Boxing Day (Observed) Only in certain states / provinces
December 31st Thursday New Year's Eve
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="GB" -d year="2020" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"