Moss Vale is the first major town when coming in the Southern Highlands from the South, on the main Southern Railway Line with direct access to the South Coast via the Illawarra Highway.
Lush pastures surround the town. Rural holding in the area specialising in dairy herds mainly Holstein Frisian, an assortment of beef studs and sheep properties. Weekly cattle sales are held in the contemporary indoor Council Saleyard Complex.
Leighton Gardens, a grand park in the centre of Moss Vale’s Main Street is one of the districts highlights – a pleasure to visit and unwind in.

Moss Vale Golf Course is regarded as one of the best country courses in New South Wales, 18 Hole Championship layout and fairway watering – a pleasure to play on.


Moss Vale is the rural centre of the Southern Highlands, with its regional livestock saleyards, farmers market and agricultural show. The meandering tree-lined main street and lush gardens make it one of the most picturesque towns in the region.

Moss Vale is a pretty village peppered with historic buildings in the heart of the Southern Highlands. Just 130 km south-west of Sydney, Moss Vale is surrounded by rolling green hills, with tree-lined streets and gardens thriving on the area’s volcanic soils. Choose from a range of quaint accommodation options when you’re in town.


There are plenty of things to see and do in Moss Vale. It’s a great place to relax, unwind and enjoy Country NSW hospitality, good restaurants and luscious cool-climate wines. Indulge in a delicious morning or afternoon tea at one of the cafes in and around town, and then follow the local food and wine trail to Mount Ashby Estate, Eling Forest Cellar Door and Cafe and Southern Highland Wines. Golfers will enjoy playing a round at the picturesque and challenging course at Moss Vale Golf Club. Nearby towns Bowral, Mittagong and Berrima are also well worth a visit.