A BANK holiday is a great time to catch up with friends or family.

If you are planning a BBQ or family feast, these are the opening hours for your local Lidl supermarket.

When is Lidl open on bank holiday Monday?

The supermarket was open as usual over the weekend.

Normal Monday opening hours are 8am-10pm for most stores.

The store has posted on their website that opening hours for both the May bank holidays will be 8am-8pm.

Exceptions to this can be checked on their store finder.

Stores in Scotland are open as normal on May bank holidays.

Here is the full list of 2019 bank holidays

Those in bold text apply to the UK.

Dates in Scotland and Northern Ireland vary.

  • Monday, May 6 (May Day Bank Holiday)
  • Monday, May 27 (Spring Bank Holiday)
  • Monday, August 26 (Summer Bank Holiday)
  • Wednesday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
  • Thursday, December 26 (Boxing Day)

How can I find the opening hours for my local Lidl store?

Opening times may vary between individual supermarkets, so it’s a good idea to check the store finder on Lidl's website.

The Met Office is predicting temperatures to plummet as it could be the coldest May Bank Holiday weekend in almost 40 years. 


Bank or public holidays do not have to be given to employees as paid leave, an employer can decide whether to include bank holidays as part of a worker’s statutory leave.

The Government website has more details on what your worker’s rights are in regards to public holidays.

Bank holidays may also impact how benefits are paid, the gov.uk website explains how they may be affected.

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