Festivals galore on St Helena

Set sail for St Helena and coincide a visit with one of the upcoming events and festivals taking place on this stunning island. Stride out on St Helena in May (17-24) when the plays Island hosts to the Walking festival. Locals and visitors from around the world are invited to enjoy St Helena’s diverse landscapes through a special programme of walks of varying difficulty and interest. Led by informative guides, the walks celebrate the routes that so few people have ever walked. Hot on the Walking Festival’s heels will be the Festival of Running. Taking place from 13-21 July, the festival includes a 10k road race, but the highlight is the challenging ascent of the iconic (and steep) Jacob’s Ladder – a 699-step climb out of the capital, Jamestown