Scotland Public Holidays

Public Holidays in Scotland 2023

There are 14 officially recognized holidays in Scotland (11 Public Holidays, 3 Observance Holidays)

Public holidays are days of celebration where countries celebrate important historical or religious events. In some cases, there are public holidays which are celebrated exclusively in certain region of the country.
NameNative NameDateType
New Year's Day
New Year's Day01 Jan 2023
Januar 2ndJanuar 2nd02 Jan 2023
New Year's Day (substitute day)
New Year's Day (substitute day)03 Jan 2023
Mother's Day
Mother's Day19 Mar 2023
Good Friday
Good Friday07 Apr 2023
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday09 Apr 2023
Easter Monday
Easter Monday10 Apr 2023
Early May bank holidayEarly May bank holiday01 May 2023
King Charles III's CoronationKing Charles III's Coronation08 May 2023
Spring bank holidaySpring bank holiday29 May 2023
Father's DayFather's Day18 Jun 2023
Summer bank holidaySummer bank holiday07 Aug 2023
St Andrew’s DaySt Andrew’s Day30 Nov 2023
Christmas Day
Christmas Day25 Dec 2023
Boxing Day
Boxing Day26 Dec 2023