Today is August Bank Holiday, with of us throughout the nation getting a well-earned lengthy weekend as summer time attracts to a shut and autumn looms upon the horizon.
And it’s set to be a chilly one, with forecasters saying that temperatures on Monday could possibly be nicely beneath average for this time of yr – as little as 11°C in some components.
In spite of that folks will little doubt recognize the break, particularly given because it’s the final holiday earlier than Christmas, which continues to be 4 lengthy months away.
But is Scotland additionally having fun with a bank holiday today?
Is today a bank holiday in Scotland?
Sadly, when you’re in Scotland today is a regular working day – because the August bank holiday solely covers England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
That stated, Scotland has already had its personal summer time bank holiday, which happened firstly of the month as a substitute of the top – this yr it was on August 3.
If you’re in Scotland you’ll additionally get one other holiday forward of the festive season, in the form of St Andrew’s Day.
That occurs on Monday November 30.
When is the subsequent bank holiday?
If you’re in England, Wales or Northern Ireland your subsequent holiday received’t be till Christmas Day, with December 25 falling on a Friday this yr.
The excellent news is that you just’ll get an additional day’s break to take pleasure in this yr’s seasonal cheer – since Christmas Day is on a Friday and December 26 falls on a Saturday, we’ll be getting an extra bank holiday on Monday, December 28.
It’ll be right here earlier than you suppose…
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