The Most Celebrated Holidays In The UK

By Sunday, July 18, 2021 0

The United Kingdom is a melting pot of different cultures and religions, meaning there are plenty of holidays that have worked their way into popular culture which we celebrate as a nation. But, which holidays are the most widely celebrated across the UK?

A Government survey which was recently carried out revealed that these are the top 10 most popular national and religious events in the UK.

#1 Remembrance Day

#2 Christmas

#3 Mother’s Day

#4 Boxing Day

#5 Easter

#6 Shrove Tuesday

#7 New Year’s Eve

#8 Father’s Day

#9 Guy Fawkes Night

#10 St. Patrick’s Day

However, when we look at spending data, a completely different picture is revealed! Unsurprisingly, we spend the most on Christmas out of all the big holidays – reportedly shelling our a total of 24.2 billion on presents, Christmas trees, food and more every year.

No. Holiday Avg. UK Annual Spend (£ GBP)
1 Christmas 24.2 billion
2 Valentine’s Day 926 million
3 Easter 810 million
4 Halloween 474 million

Do you want to find out more? Take a look at our infographic to find out about the most celebrated holidays in the UK.

Popular Holidays Infographic