Cheviot cycling trails

Whether it's road cycling or mountain biking, there's simply no better place to get on your bike than Cheviot.

From woodlands to dramatic surf beaches, the scenery is spectacular so get 'on ya bike' and start exploring this sensational part of New Zealand. 

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CHEVIOT COASTAL CLASSIC

Distance: 30km
Fitness Level: Moderate
Terrain: Sealed road

This is a dramatic coastal circuit that leaves from Cheviot following the beautiful Gore Bay Road to the beach, where you can break for a well earn swim! The circuit also passes the famous Cathedral Cliffs – well worth a look. A couple of hill climbs gets the heart pumping.


LEAMINGTON VALLEY CIRCUIT

Distance: 35km
Fitness Level: Easy
Terrain: Sealed and unsealed road

This is a rural adventure through the rolling farmland behind Cheviot. 


RANDOM SPUR

Distance: 12km
Fitness Level: Moderate
Terrain: 4WD road

This public paper road offers a good steady climb from Cheviot to a summit with outstanding views over the Hurunui River, Lowry Hills Range and Cheviot Basin. The road plateaus out at the top before descending into the Ethelton Valley.


KAIWARA VALLEY

Distance: 42km
Fitness Level: Moderate
Terrain: 4WD track – Mountain Bike

A beautiful ride through rock formations, native bush and farmland of the Kaiwara Valley. There are several fords to cross but they're often dry. This is a working farm so please leave the gates as you find them.


READY MONEY TRAIL

Distance: 3km
Fitness Level: Easy
Terrain: Mixed use track

A beautiful circuit through the woodlands of the historic Cheviot Hills Reserve.