The united Kingdom is an ideal place for all looking for a culturally rich travel experience and also for those who simply want to get away and spend some peaceful days in its picturesque towns. There are many options for outdoor activities and sightseeing. Use this 2015 Calendar UK to plan ahead.
|New Year’s Day||January 1||Very important holiday|
|Good Friday||April 3||Remembrance of Jesus’ crucifixion|
|Early May Bank Holiday||May 4||May Day|
|Spring Bank Holiday||May 25||Last Monday of May|
|Christmas Day||December 25||Grand celebration|
|Boxing Day||December 26||The day after Christmas|
|Bank Holiday||December 28||A Day of relaxation|
There are very few UK Public holidays 2015 so travel plans in advance will ensure full enjoyment.
New Year’s Day – Thursday, January 1
This is the most important among 2015 UK Holidays. This is one of the very few public holidays. In the UK; the day is spent with friends and family before everyone returns to work from the next day. There is however some very colorful and traditional customs that can be seen observed in Scotland. Night clubs, pubs are busy with grand celebrations on the preceding evening till countdown up to midnight.
Good Friday – Friday, April 3
This festival honors the memory of Jesus’ Christ’s crucifixion and many Christians avoid eating meat on the day. Eating hot cross buns are very popular here on this day. There are special services held. People enjoy a long 4 day Ester weekend to go on short vacations.
Early May Bank Holiday – Monday, May 4
The first Monday of every May is a bank holiday. The day’s origins can be traced back to some traditions and celebrations for the beginning of the summer season that is related to this holiday. Nowadays, it is mainly a day used to campaign for worker’s rights.
Spring Bank Holiday – Monday, May 25
This is the last Monday in the month of May. All schools and banks are closed and people spend this day by relaxing with family and friends. The weekend is used to take part in leisure activities or take a trip to the countryside. Public transport systems run as usual.
Christmas Day – Friday, December 25
This is the most festive season in UK. There is joy and cheer all around with shops witnessing a large amount of traffic, homes and gardens are well lit and decorated, gifts are exchanged and special church services are attended.
Boxing Day – Saturday, December 26
This holiday falls a day after Christmas. It is one of the most awaited UK Holidays 2015 as it provides everyone to relax after celebrations the day before. The name comes from the fact that employers used to distribute gifts in boxes. Some sporting events also begin on this day nowadays.