When is the next bank holiday in the UK? Full list of 2022 UK bank holidays

THERE are many bank holiday weekends in which you can plan your next holiday.

This is the full list of the 2022 UK bank holidays to help you prepare for your next getaway.

How many bank holidays are there in 2022?

2022 is giving Brits many opportunities to plan holidays around a bank holiday.

Be aware though that not all countries in the UK celebrate each bank holiday, so you might be unlucky and have to go to work on that day.

Here are the bank holidays for England and Wales in 2022.

Full list of bank holiday dates in 2022

January 3, 2022 – New Year's Day (Substitute day)

April 15, 2022 – Good Friday

April 18, 2022 – Easter Sunday

May 2, 2022 – Early May Bank Holiday

June 2, 2022 – Spring Bank Holiday

June 3, 2022 – Platinum Bank Holiday

August 29, 2022 -Summer Bank Holiday

December 26, 2022 -Boxing Day

December 27, 2022 – Christmas day (Substitute day)

When is the next bank holiday in 2022?

The next bank holiday in 2022 is the Early May Bank Holiday on May 2.

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The holiday will land on a Monday, so it is a great opportunity to plan a quick long weekend away somewhere.

You can find out about cheap UK holidays over that weekend here.

If you plan it well, those who aren’t shift workers can get 38 days off work by organising breaks to cross over with weekends and bank holidays.

You can find out how to maximise your holiday time with this handy explainer.

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It falls on Monday, 2 May, and is known as May Day in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, but not in Scotland.

For many, the stand-out bank holiday in the calendar is June 3, 2022, which commemorates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

The Government confirmed the extra bank holiday in March to mark Queen Elizabeth II's 70th year as monarch.

Lavish celebrations are planned across the year to mark the first British monarch to ever reach such a historic anniversary.

The added bank holiday meant the Spring Bank Holiday Weekend would take place on June 2, with an extra day being thrown in on Friday.

Before you book time off, be aware your manager has to approve any holiday requests before you get time off.

First, also make sure that you have enough holiday available and that you do not run out of days till the end of the year.

Remember that there are more holidays to come.

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Full-time workers in the UK are entitled to 28 days of paid leave a year, including bank holidays.

You can figure out how many days of holiday you are entitled to by taking the number of days a week you work and multiplying that number by 5.6.

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