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Bank holidays

Photograph of Brancaster beach

The next bank holidays are:

  • 6 May 2024 - Early May bank holiday
  • 27 May 2024 - Spring bank holiday

Bank holiday opening hours

Some Council offices are permanently closed to drop in visitors. Please check before visiting.

Adult and Children's Social Services

For urgent social care matters that cannot be safely left until the next normal working day, contact us on 0344 800 8020 - 24 hours a day throughout the holiday period.

Essential services continue throughout holiday periods.

Bus services and Norwich Park & Ride

Visit the Konectbus website for information on Park&Ride services

Check times and plan your journey before travelling:

County Council recycling centres

The recycling centres are open as normal over the bank holidays. Check our recycling centre site pages for further information.

County Hall

County Hall is closed to the public on bank holidays. Some Council offices are permanently closed to drop in visitors. Please check before visiting.

If you need urgent information, or advice, out of hours call 0344 800 8020.

Highway maintenance

For emergency faults only, call 0344 800 8020 for details of the emergency duty officer.


All Norfolk libraries are closed on bank holiday Mondays, including Open Library.


Some of our museums are open during holidays. Please check the opening times of our museums before visiting.

Norfolk Record Office

The Norfolk Record Office (NRO) search room is closed on bank holidays.

Registration offices

All registration offices are closed on bank holidays.

If you need to complete an emergency registration then the police can contact the Registration Service out of hours. Call 101 and ask for the control room.