Christchurch Heritage Festival – Bike to it!

The Christchurch Heritage Festival runs for 2 weeks and offers a choice of 69 events, each highlighting a small piece of our local history.  🏛️   🏚️  ⛲

Biketober is already running three Heritage Festival events:

Why not check out the full programme for another event or two that would be easy and fun to bike to.  🚴🏾

See below for suggested Heritage Festival events plus a map showing the nearest cycleways for each – enjoy!

Curator's House - our story in images
Walk through the Curator's House and view an exhibition on the building and its stories

Margaret Stoddart, Garden Scene 
A special exhibition of watercolours by Margaret Stoddart, shown at the home of her fellow student at the School of Fine Arts, Kate Sheppard

McLean's Mansion - Get the inside story
Take a tour and find out how restoration work is progressing on this unique heritage building (Oct 23 and 24 only)

Old Stone House open day: A link to early South Asian settlers
Visit the Old Stone House and soak up the ambience and history of this heritage building, originally built for Sir John Cracroft Wilson’s Indian workers (Oct 16 only)

Riccarton House – Connecting the Past
Enjoy a guided tour of Riccarton House at a special price during the Heritage Festival

Sutton House open day
Self-guided tour of the house and garden of artist Bill Sutton (Oct 9 only)

Event Details
  • Start Date
    October 9, 2021 9:00 am
  • End Date
    October 25, 2021 7:00 pm
  • Suitability


  • Cost


  • What To Bring

    You, your bike, bike lock and a water bottle; dress for the weather

  • Cancellations

    Check the Heritage Festival website for updates