UK holidays in 2023: UK will get more bank holidays to enjoy next year
Everybody loves a long weekend. Bank holidays are unique in the UK, as they always fall before or after the weekend and will either be Friday-Saturday-Sunday or Saturday-Sunday-Monday. Even better, if a holiday falls on the weekend, it gets compensated with a holiday on the weekday, mostly a Monday.
Keep reading to find the complete list of bank holidays in the UK for 2023, and plan a good weekend trip in advance for you and your family. Grab a flight ticket and get going!
UK Bank Holidays 2023
This year in 2022, Britain got two extra bank holidays, for the late Queen’s platinum Jubilee celebrations, and for the Queen’s funeral, both in September. This year also, Britain will get to witness an extra bank holiday for the coronation of King Charles III that falls on 8 May 2023 (Monday), after the King’s coronation on 6 May 2023 (Saturday).
While there are no bank holidays falling near occasions such as Ramadan 2023 or Diwali 2021, fret not, as the country will still celebrate these landmark holidays. With that being said, here’s the complete list of bank holidays in the UK for 2023:
2 January (Monday) – New Year’s Day (substitute holiday)
7 April (Friday) – Good Friday
10 April (Monday) – Easter Monday
1 May (Monday)– Early May Bank Holiday
8 May (Monday) – King Charles III’s coronation holiday
29 May (Monday)– Spring Bank Holiday
28 August (Monday)– Summer Bank Holiday
25 December (Monday)– Christmas Day
26 December (Tuesday)– Boxing Day
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