Top events in Scotland

December
30

Scotland celebrates the New Year like nowhere else and Edinburgh's own Hogmanay is billed as the biggest and best in the world. Over three days...

December
31

New Year's Eve celebrations offer the best in Scottish themed entertainment and activities including Highland Dancing, pipe bands, free...

January
01

For a quarter of a century, brave swimmers have been bringing in the New Year with a bracing dip in the Forth. Participants join a grand parade...

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.

2014

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2014
January
02
2nd January
Start date:
2 January 2014
April
18
Good Friday
Start date:
18 April 2014
May
05
Early May Bank Holiday
Start date:
5 May 2014
May
26
Spring Bank Holiday
Start date:
26 May 2014
August
04
Summer Bank Holiday
Start date:
4 August 2014
November
30
St Andrew's Day
Start date:
30 November 2014
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2014
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2014

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
January
02
2nd January
Start date:
2 January 2015
April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
May
04
Early May Bank Holiday
Start date:
4 May 2015
May
25
Spring Bank Holiday
Start date:
25 May 2015
August
03
Summer Bank Holiday
Start date:
3 August 2015
November
30
St Andrew's Day
Start date:
30 November 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2015
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