Top events in Scotland

December
31

Hogmanay, the Scottish name for new year celebrations, starts on the last day of the year and lasts till 2 Jan. Over these days there is a...

January
01

Join hundreds of people to kick off the New Year with a bracing dip in the Forth. Participants join a grand parade along South Queensferry's High...

Scotland Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on the weekend are observed the following Monday.

2021

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2021
January
02
2nd January
Start date:
2 January 2021
April
02
Good Friday
Start date:
2 April 2021
May
03
Early May Bank Holiday
Start date:
3 May 2021
May
31
Spring Bank Holiday
Start date:
31 May 2021
August
02
Summer Bank Holiday
Start date:
2 August 2021
November
30
St Andrew's Day
Start date:
30 November 2021
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2021
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2021
Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.