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Called in for picnic lunch.

Peaceful. Nice walks. Sat under a huge kowhai tree and watched a fat lazy wood pigeon look at us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robyn882
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West Eyreton, null, New Zealand
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Best kept secret

A beautiful reserve with mature tree plantings masses of spring flowering bulbs and arguably the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Meander787318
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1 week ago
“Called in for picnic lunch.”
10 Jul 2018
“Best kept secret”
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State Highway One, Cheviot 7310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Peaceful. Nice walks. Sat under a huge kowhai tree and watched a fat lazy wood pigeon look at us with disgust before flying off..

Thank Robyn882
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Meander787318
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The Cheviot Domain has history, lovely walks and lots of Spring bulbs flowing in September. It is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Stunning place for a walk or a picnic.Even better when our local cricket team the Magpies are playing on these beautiful grounds.Spent many an afternoon relaxing in the sun on a Saturday.

Thank MeganW2754
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Fantastic cricket oval in the middle of the domain. Great place to stop and have lunch and rejuvenate before heading south. Lovely old trees and great walks too.

Thank dillinger235
Reviewed 27 October 2015

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.

Thank nglenjarman
Reviewed 2 August 2015

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

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Reviewed 2 May 2015

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

Thank Robert D
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