Home > Time Zones > United Kingdom

Time in the United Kingdom

This page features general background information about time in the United Kingdom (UK), which is part of Europe.

Useful Information about Time in the United Kingdom

Below is a list of articles that provide basic background information about time in the UK:

Timeanddate.com will expand this section as more information becomes available. This website also has information on time zones and daylight saving time (DST) in Europe.

Topics: UK

Advertising

You might also like

United Kingdom not on GMT in the summer

Contrary to ideas that the United Kingdom is on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) all year, it actually observes British Summer Time (BST), which is one hour ahead of GMT, during the summer months. more

Business watch and one hundred dollar bill

The History of DST

The concept of Daylight Saving Time (DST) has not been without controversy. It was first introduced by US inventor and politician Benjamin Franklin in 1784, and is now in use in countries all over the world. more

Daylight Savings Time vs Daylight Saving Time

The practice of turning the clocks one hour forward to save energy is often called “daylight savings time” but “daylight saving time” is considered to be the correct term. more