Moss Vale is another of those towns in the Southern Highlands that is challenging the encroachment of Sydney. The railway and proximity to the freeway cannot help but cultivate this ‘in your face’ demographic dynamic. The town is colloquially known as Mossy.

Moss Vale has several heritage buildings. In the centre of the main street is Leighton Gardens.

The area, which was considered to be part of Sutton Forest, remained rural until the coming of the railway. Subdivision of part of Throsby Park for the town of Moss Vale, named after Jemmy Moss, a herdsman at Throsby Park,

Despite Moss Vale's prowess as an industrial centre of the nearby Mittagong and Bowral and is the commercial heart of the Southern Highlands.

The Moss Vale churches are century old and more structures.

The Moss Vale War Memorial is on the western edge of town.

The Hotels are classic country pub structures that are ‘old’ and heritage buildings.

In keeping with the region, Moss Vale is a great town and warrants a up to a week holiday stop over.

Heritage diary





Fireplace Dump Station
General Store Bottled Gas
Internet Caravan
Camping 4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed   Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
Rotary Club Lions Club
Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery   Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
Skiing Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking   Jet Boating
Information Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course