UK School Holidays Calendar 2020

  • 28 Nov, 2019
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A lot goes into planning the perfect trip for your family! One of the most important aspects is finding out what dates will be best suited for you and your children. Another thing is booking early as it often means that you get cheaper rates and better prices than if you were to book the week before. So we’ve conveniently provided you with the UK school holidays dates your children will be off next year so you don’t accidentally book the wrong dates. Alternatively, you might actually be trying to avoid school holiday season and thus, you can use this as a guide to book a quieter time!

However please do treat these as a guideline only because depending on your council, these may vary. Different councils may have a different time period however, we have tried to provide the dates that the potential holidays can fall in. So, do check your child’s school calendar to ensure you have the correct dates for your child’s school.

Also, please note that for the dates listed, we’ve calculated using the school days; so Mondays-Fridays. It does not include weekends.

English School Holidays 2020

English School Holidays Dates Start Date End Date
February Half Term 2020 17th February 2020 28th February 2020
Easter Holidays 2020 6th April 2020 17th April 2020
May Half Term 2020 25th May 2020 29th May 2020
Summer Holidays 2020 17th July 2020 1st September 2020
October Half Term 2020 19th October 2020 30th October 2020
Christmas Holidays 2020 21st December 2020 1st January 2021

Northern Ireland Holidays 2020

Northern Ireland Holidays Dates Start Date End Date
Easter Holidays 2020 9th April 2020 17th April 2020
Summer Holidays 2020 1st July 2020 28th August 2020
Halloween Half Term 2020 2nd November 2020 3rd November 2020
Christmas Holidays 2020 24th December 2020 1st January 2021

School Holidays Scotland 2020

Scotland School Holidays Dates Start Date End Date
February Mid-Term 2020 7th February 2020 13th February 2020
Spring Holidays (Easter) 2020 3rd April 2020 20th April 2020
May Half Term 2020 22nd May 2020 25th May 2020
Summer Holidays 2020 24th June 2020 13th August 2020
Autumn Half Term 2020 19th October 2020 26th October 2020
Christmas Holidays 2020 23rd December 2020 5th January 2021

School Holidays Wales 2020

Wales School Holidays Dates Potential Start Date End Date
February Mid-Term 2020 17th February 2020 21st February 2020
Spring Holidays (Easter) 2020 6th April 2020 17th April 2020
Summer Half Term 2020 25th May 2020 29th May 2020
Summer Holidays 2020 21st July 2020 1stSeptember 2020
Autumn Half Term 2020 26th October 2020 30th October 2020
Christmas Holidays 2020 21st December 2020 5th January 2021

We hope these dates help you plan your holidays better! With a lot of you going away with young children, check out our tips on how to keep the little ones entertained during a long journey. Alternatively, if you want some inspiration on where to go, we’ve written on why Croatia is a great place for family holidays.

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