Top events in Scotland

March
26

To disprove the notion that science is not fun, this two-week festival of science covers most things from big bang to body language in an...

April
30

Before the Romans divided the seasons into a calendar of 12 months, the Celtic year was marked by four Quarter Days: Beltane, Lughnasadh ('Luna-sa...

May
23

Offers golfers a chance to test four of Grampian's 57 Golf courses.

Scotland Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on the weekend are observed the following Monday.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
02
2nd January
Start date:
2 January 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
May
01
Early May Bank Holiday
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
29
Spring Bank Holiday
Start date:
29 May 2017
August
07
Summer Bank Holiday
Start date:
7 August 2017
November
30
St Andrew's Day
Start date:
30 November 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2017
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