Sport events in Greyton
Greyton is the kind of beautiful countryside town where visitors and residents can enjoy a vigorous session of mountain biking or horse riding and then wind down with a gentle massage and a world-class glass of wine. It’s one of the many reasons this village has become one of the Overberg’s most popular getaways. There are a wide range of things to do in Greyton for a seemingly quaint settlement. From weekend markets to wine festivals and even live music, this part of the Cape Country Meander always has something happening. Greyton sport is no different!
There are a variety of Greyton sport orientated events that happen in and around this town throughout the year. For example, you can participate in organised hikes along the famous Bosmanskloof trail from Greyton to McGregor. One of the great parts of joining an event like this is being able to take a dip in the crystal clear mountain pools along the way. Not the mention the incredible array of indigenous (and even endangered) fauna and flora that make this region home.
A truly majestic part of the Western Cape, Greyton’s surrounds is also home to over 150km of biking trails that have been painstakingly laid out by the local community and sporting enthusiasts. This encourages a number of mountain biking tours and competition through the Cape Country Meander. And it’s always a wonderful time to be in Greyton when there is a mountain biking event on, as these tournaments or races draw out the locals and attract the visitors, who all mingle in the countryside enjoying the fresh air and sunshine together. If you’re a permanent resident of this charming village then you can also join the local mountain biking club for an annual membership fee. This ensures you’ll always be in the know about upcoming events and also meet a new group of people to join you on your adventures through the landscape.
If soccer, rugby, cricket and tennis are more your thing, then you’ll be pleased to know that there are a number of grounds, facilities and enterprises that provide support for these sports events in Greyton. You’ll be able to attend tournaments, friendlies and even practice sessions for your favourite local teams and to support the school children, who host and participate in their own sporting events here too. There truly is something for everyone, from equestrian competitions to marathons through the countryside, you’ll surely find a Greyton sport for you!