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Substitute Bank Holiday for Boxing Day in the United Kingdom

If Boxing Day falls on a Saturday, the following Monday is a substitute bank holiday. If Christmas Day falls on a Saturday, the following Monday and Tuesday are substitute bank holidays. The bank holiday is a time for many people to relax and enjoy a day off from work.

Is Substitute Bank Holiday for Boxing Day a Public Holiday?

Substitute Bank Holiday for Boxing Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Bank Holiday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonDec 28Bank HolidayBank holiday
2020MonDec 28Bank HolidayBank holiday
2021TueDec 28Bank HolidayBank holiday

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