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
#3 Mother’s Day
#4 Boxing Day
#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)|
|2||Valentine’s Day||926 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.