UK bank holiday dates for 2022

We love Bank Holidays here at FlipFlops.co.uk as each year it gives us an extra 8 or so bonus days where we can have a guilt free day off! We use these days to throw on our Flip Flops and prey the sun will be shining! But, how you use the time off is 100% up to you!

To help you plan and get in the mood for the year ahead we have added these dates so you can diary them and look forward to some much deserved time off! Enjoy!


England and Wales bank holidays

DateDayEvent
15th AprilFridayGood Friday
18th AprilMondayEaster Monday
2nd MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
2nd JuneThursdaySpring bank holiday
3rd JuneFridayPlatinum Jubilee bank holiday
29th AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
26th DecemberMondayChristmas Day (substitute day)
27th DecemberTuesdayBoxing Day (substitute day)

Scotland bank holidays

DateDayEvent
15th AprilFridayGood Friday
2nd MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
2nd JuneThursdaySpring bank holiday
3rd JuneFridayPlatinum Jubilee bank holiday
1st AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
30th NovemberWednesdaySt Andrew’s Day
26th DecemberMondayChristmas Day (substitute day)
27th DecemberTuesdayBoxing Day (substitute day)

Northern Ireland bank holidays

DateDayEvent
17th MarchThursdaySt Patrick’s Day
15th AprilFridayGood Friday
18th AprilMondayEaster Monday
2nd MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
2nd JuneThurdaySpring bank holiday
3rd JuneFridayPlatinum Jubilee bank holiday
12th JulyTuesdayBattle of the Boyne (Orangemen’s Day)
29th AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
26th DecemberMondayChristmas Day (substitute day)
27th DecemberTuesdayBoxing Day (substitute day)

An extra bank holiday in 2022!

The 6th of February 2022 marks 70 years since her Majesty the Queen started her role. To celebrate, the entire UK will be treated to a 4 day bank holiday weekend.

This could be the perfect excuse to host a party or do as we are planning and head to the beach!

Fingers crossed the sun will accept our invitation and attend for the entire duration of the weekend!

We’ve just noticed…

Before we sign off from this yearly update, we just had to mention this little fact! Here in England we are being short changed! The English get 9 bank holidays in 2022 but Scotland gets 10 and Northern Ireland win with 11!

Is it time to set up an online petition to the Government so we can get an extra 2 days?