On this page you can find the dates for the Christmas school holidays 2018/2019 and  later, in the various councils in England. If you are looking for a complete overview of the school holiday dates 2018 or 2019, please take a look at the following page: School holidays England.

Please note: these are guidelines, exceptions possible. Always check with your child’s school.

Most schools are closed for two weeks during the Christmas holidays. In some cases schools close a few days earlier.

Christmas Holidays by council

Below is an overview with all the councils and the dates of the respective Christmas holidays.

Enter (part of) your council below to find it quickly.

Christmas holiday by council - All dates are subject to changes and errors
CouncilRegionStart dateEnd dateWeek
Barking and DagenhamLondon21-12-201802-01-201951 - 01
BarnetLondon22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
BarnsleyYorkshire and Humber22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
Bath and North East SomersetSouth West22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
BirminghamWest Midlands22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
Blackburn with DarwenNorth West22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
BoltonNorth West22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
BournemouthSouth West22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
Bracknell ForestSouth East22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
BradfordYorkshire and Humber20-12-201801-01-201951 - 01
Brighton and HoveSouth East20-12-201802-01-201951 - 01
BristolSouth West22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
BromleyLondon22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
BuckinghamshireSouth East20-12-201802-01-201951 - 01
BuryNorth West22-12-201803-01-201951 - 01
CalderdaleYorkshire and Humber22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
CambridgeshireEast of England20-12-201802-01-201951 - 01
CamdenLondon22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
Central BedfordshireEast of England20-12-201802-01-201951 - 01
Cheshire West and ChesterNorth West22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
CornwallSouth West21-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
CoventryWest Midlands22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
CroydonLondon22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
CumbriaNorth West22-12-201807-01-201951 - 02
DarlingtonWest Midlands22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
DerbyEast Midlands22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
DerbyshireEast Midlands22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
DevonSouth West22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
DoncasterYorkshire and Humber22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
DorsetSouth West22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
DudleyWest Midlands22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
DurhamNorth East22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
EalingLondon22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
East Riding of YorkshireYorkshire and Humber22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
East SussexSouth East20-12-201802-01-201951 - 01
EnfieldLondon22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
EssexSouth East20-12-201802-01-201951 - 01
GatesheadNorth East22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
GreenwichLondon22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
HaringeyLondon22-12-201806-01-201951 - 01
South TynesideNorth East24-12-201804-01-201952 - 01
TorbaySouth West24-12-201804-01-201952 - 01

Planning a holiday? Find one here or get inspired!

To school holidays United Kingdom 2019.