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A beautiful reserve with mature tree plantings masses of spring flowering bulbs and arguably the most attractive and appealing country cricket ground in Canterbury. Plenty of history too as it was the site of ready money Robinsons mansion house. Several good walking trails with information...More
Most people visit Cheviot because its on the way between Christchurch and Kaikoura. If you are travelling that way stop at the weekend Cheviot market and buy some local handmade goods. I don't recommend swimming in the Jed River but do explore the area.
Sure it's just a reserve but it's a great spot to take a wander or a picnic. A little bit of local history is displayed at the cricket club pavilion and the 'ruins' of the old homestead. But I enjoy getting lost in the trees...More
have visited several times over the past years and enjoy the Spring, Summer and Autumn there. Site of the original Cheviot homestead of which only the foundations remain. The Mature trees are a highlight. The walking trail is a loop from the nearby town of...More