MANY high street shops will close for the Christmas and New Year Bank Holidays to give staff some much-needed time off.
Christmas Day falls on a Sunday this year, meaning there is an extra bank holiday on the following Tuesday, December 27.
This is on top of the usual Boxing Day bank holiday on Monday, December 26.
But the festivities don’t even there, as there is also a Bank Holiday on January 2 with New Year’s Day also falling on a Sunday.
Boots has more than 2,000 stores across the country and opening times can vary across the UK.
You can find the opening hours for your nearest Boots by using the store locator tool on its website.
Is Boots open over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holidays?
All Boots stores will be closed on Christmas Day.
The majority of stores will then reopen at 10am on Boxing Day and close at 5pm.
Some stores will also remain open on New Year’s Day, with some opening at 11am.
On Bank Holiday Monday (January 2), most stores will open at 9am and close at 6pm.
Are shops closed on the Bank Holiday?
The majority of retailers have confirmed the days people will be able to shop in their stores over the Christmas period.
Most shops and supermarkets will be closed for certain days in order to give staff some much-needed time off.
Almost all stores across the UK are shut on Christmas Day, but there are also a handful of retailers that won’t open on Boxing Day either.
Opening hours can vary from branch to branch, so check your local store times before you make the trip.
Most big retailers will have their opening times listed on their websites.
We’ve rounded up a full list of high street shops and supermarkets’ opening and closing times over the festive period.
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