Looking for a place to stay when visiting friends and family, or just holidaying in the High Lands? Here are some of our best local hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts.
Arts & Entertainment
Stimulate your mind and spend some time exploring our local galleries, artists, exhibitions and theaters.
Looking for things to do in the Highlands, then check out these great gardens, historical landmark, nature walks, parks and other sites of interest.
With several big brand car dealers to pick from, as well as a the best local mechanics, car washes and detailers, Moss Vale is the place to get your car, bike, truck or trailer looked after.
Whether you are needing a coffee fix or a hot chocolate on a winters day, or an icy cold milkshake in the middle of summer, there are plenty of Cafes and Coffee Shops to choose from.
Proud members of the Moss Vale & Rural Chamber of Commerce helping support our local community.
Education & Learning
Primary and secondary schools, TAFEs, Universities and Adult Education.
Supermarkets and convenience stores
Cleaners, gardeners, home care and babysitters
Manufacturing & Agriculture
Manufacturers and wholesalers
Doctors, dentists and hospitals
Vets and boarding kennels
Accountants, lawyers, architects, internet and computing
Public Services & Government
Libraries, council, police, fire, and other government agencies
Pubs & Bars
Local pubs and bars
Real estate agents and conveyancers
Restaurants and other places to wine and dine.
Retail stores and the goods they offer
Sports & Recreation
Local clubs and teams, stadiums and ovals
Your favourite takeaway foods such as pizza, thai, chinese, burgers and fish and chips.
Electricians, plumbers, builders, carpenters and more
Travel & Transport
Travel agents, trains, buses, taxis and hire cars
Ashcroft’s supermarkets are locally owned, locally operated and locally focussed. We are all about you, because that’s how the locals like it. Have you seen our fuel cash-back offer? Yet another reason to shop in our friendly store.
Conveniently located in Moss Vale’s main street, facing the historic train station and famous Leighton Gardens. Fresh juices, sandwiches and great coffee with fast, friendly service.
Colin and Laurelle Boland continue a proud history of professional funeral care in our Southern Highlands community. Advice, all required notifications, practical preparations and special arrangements may be entrusted to us to ensure that all details are peacefully and professionally managed during the stressful time after a death has occurred.
Southern Highlands Veterinary Centre provides a comprehensive range of veterinary services for both large and small animals.
Operating for more than 35 years in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales looking after local, interstate and overseas clients.
Dedicated to providing outstanding one-on-one architectural services for the whole of the Highlands and beyond.
Perfect ’50s replica, with icy shakes, flips, floats, red booths, sundaes, splits, burgers, dirty dogs and southern fried chicken and house-cured pastrami.
Moss Vale Motor Group has all your Holden, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Suzuki and Volkswagen needs well and truly covered in the Southern Highlands.
Harrigan Moss Vale is your local car dealership that has been part of your community for many years and we are happy to help you with your vehicle needs..
Modern, professional and affordable health care for your pets. We aim to make your pet feel at ease in our hospital with a caring and gentle approach to treatment and consultations.
We have the best range of office education and home products specialising in Business and Office Supplies; Scrapbooking, Cardmaking and Papercraft; Photocopying and Laminating.
Provide specialised telephone crisis support and companion services where people are accepted, helped and supported. Need help phone 13 11 14
Joadja valley and town is a region of significant cultural heritage. The shale seam that was discovered there has been credited to a man called Edward Carter around 1850, although even this integral detail has been disputed.
Joadja is the oldest Vineyard and Winery in the Southern Highlands. Interest in growing grapes in a cool-climate led us to investigate this high.
Luminous Entertainment specialises in professional lighting, sound and vision solution all events and theatrical application.
The cool climate of the Southern Highlands provides ideal conditions for growing berry fruit with intense flavour.
Artemis wines are produced by the Balog family in the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales, Australia.
R & D Garages and Sheds R&D Garages and Sheds Moss Vale is a locally owned and operated business by Richard White and Daniel Bull in the Southern Highlands of NSW who take pride in offering the best service and quality at a competitive prices.
EAGraphics has been running for over twenty years and is based on the belief that our customers’ needs are of the utmost importance.
Technico is an Agri-Biotech Company. We are applying our award winning TECHNITUBER® seed technology to revolutionise the global seed potato industry.
D.N.Solutions Management is a family owned and operated security oriented company servicing the Southern Highlands and surrounding areas.
Photo & Finish is located in Moss Vale in the NSW Southern Highlands. Photographic services, picture framing and camera accessories are our specialties.
Maugers meat is now sold direct through two stores, in both Moss Vale and Burrawang.
The Cromford Group is Australia’s fastest growing Polyethylene Pipe and Industrial Plastics manufacturer and distributor.
The business is owned and operated by David & Deirdre Mackay and they have carried on the tradition of providing personal service and dedication to their customers which has been the foundation of the business since opening.
Arthead’s mission is to instruct, inform and inspire their clients; where they assist in designing, creating, producing and preserving artworks.
Highland Recruitment was established by Lynn Watson in 2009, when she set out to deliver a more personal and professional approach to recruitment in the Southern Highlands.
Think Recruitment is an employer, employee service to help both meet each others needs without the worries, we do it all for you
The New Safer Drivers Course is available in the Highlands and caters for customers in the Bowral, Mittagong and Moss Vale regions.
The Moss Vale Hotel is located in the heart of Moss Vale, which is in the beautiful Southern Highlands of NSW.
Our philosophy at Moss Vale Community Pharmacy is to focus all of our energies on caring for our local community in and around Moss Vale.
Tertini Wines is dedicated to producing premium, cool climate wines with a particular interest in alternative varieties.
UOW Southern Highlands is part of the University of Wollongong multi-campus regional network, providing access to a world-class university education.
Moss Vale Newsagency is your supplier of office and stationery products catering for all your work, home and school needs.
Freshly roasted high altitude coffee. Home made Cakes. Brilliant Food. Il Pranzo in Moss Vale is the place to be, with a great atmosphere, cheery and polite staff and food to die for.
Situated on Nowra Road between Moss Vale and Fitzroy Falls Mount Ashby is a boutique vineyard producing Pinot Gris, Merlot and Chardonnay.
The Loch guest house is an inspired architectural conversion at the heart of historic Berrima in the Southern Highlands of NSW.
Ideally situated in the heart of the Southern Highlands of NSW, halfway between Sydney and Canberra, this 19th century home with its wide verandahs offers friendly comfortable accommodation.
Drysdales Property specialise in the sale and management of residential real estate in Moss Vale, Exeter, Berrima, New Berrima and Sutton Forest.
Palmer Legal provides comprehensive, professional and cost effective legal representation to its clients in a variety of legal areas.
Moss Vale Golf Course is a golfers paradise in the Southern Highlands of NSW and is regarded as one of the most scenic and challenging courses in regional NSW. Avenues of mature pines, elms, gums and vividly coloured claret ash flank the winding course which was completed in its current layout in 1936.
Argyle Professionals Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers is located in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, and have a vast depth of experience with corporate and individual clients.
The caravan park is set on 10 acres of beautiful gardens in the Southern Highlands with well presented amenities blocks and plenty of room to move.
With 18 years experience in landscape architecture, horticulture and environmental planning, Nicholas Bray Landscapes brings a vital mix of expertise to your garden design or landscape project.
Moss Vale’s only Hardware store for all your Garden, Landscape, Paint, Timber, Tools & Kitchen needs. Home Timber & Hardware is the home of quality products and expert advice. We are committed to delivering an unmatched level of customer service and expertise, so our wide range of timber, hardware and building materials also comes with the promise of friendly, personal service. From hardware products to paint, building and plumbing materials, power tools, hand tools, and everything for your outdoor and gardening needs, Home Timber & Hardware remains the preferred destination for consumers looking for high quality tools, competitively priced hardware and expert advice. #1 IN CUSTOMER SERVICE Home Timber & Hardware has been crowned 2014 Hardware Store of the Year at the International Customer Service Professional (ICSP) awards, beating other leading hardware brands for the title including Bunnings, Masters and Mitre 10. The awards examine the attitudes of Australians to customer service and the frequency they receive it by individual brands. The awards benchmarked 200 companies to identify customer service leaders. Home Timber & Hardware scored no. 1 in customer service for the hardware category. Respondents to the ICSP Customer Service Survey were all asked the same question, “How would […]
Exeter General Store has friendly service, great coffee, wholesome country-style menu, indulgent cakes and fresh scones. Cafe combines with a gourmet food store and local post office in the rustic ambience of an old general store.
Southern Highlands accommodation that is perfect for a romantic escape, weekend with a small group of friends or any special occasion that calls for intimacy and charm.
Mission Providence is a leading provider of services that empower people to find lasting employment and realise their full potential.
At First National nothing gets in the way of you and your needs. Whether you are buying or selling, you will always be treated as our top priority.
We help organisations to understand opportunities and facilitate decisions through analysis, business cases as well as measurement and data strategy using current information.
The National Learning Institute is headed by Bob Selden who has over 30 years’ experience working in the area of management and training. He has qualifications in psychology, organisational psychology and management.
Follow Jill ‘On the FoodPath’ as she chatters on social media, spreading the word about the great food and wine of the Southern Highlands
Graham can help you with a number of legal matters including Criminal, Wills & Estates, Property & Conveyancing and General legal matters with the first consultation with no obligation advising you on the best course of action.
The Australian BioResources facility, owned by the Garvan Institute, is located in Lackey Road Moss Vale. This facility provides essential support for research into some of the widespread diseases affecting our community today.
Experience authentic Australian hospitality in the iconic Southern Highlands, New South Wales. Located near Moss Vale in the scenic Southern Highlands, Farm Club is a unique family owned Agritourism destination featuring a range of farm stay experiences, cafe and farm shop as well as interactive farm and visitor adventures. Situated on 1000 acres, Farm Club produces grass fed Angus beef, lamb, free range pork and farm fresh eggs. Horses & working dogs are part of the Farm Club family. Farm Club features a fully licensed café, farm shop, nursery and edible garden. We offer accommodation ranging from country homestead and cottages through to a cowboy bunkhouse, fireside function facilities, hot tubs and hammocks. We host families, international visitors and corporate groups from couples through to entire farm reunions, conferences and family gatherings in an authentic country environment. We are about expeditions with mountain bike hire, bushwalking, golf and food & wine experiences. Experience free-range country life, authentic country hospitality beyond the farm gate. A ‘million star’ experience.
Paint Place are Australia’s leading independent paint specialists. There are over 115 stores Paint Place stores nationally, stocking all of the major paint brands including Wattyl, Taubmans, Dulux, New Look and Haymes and a full range of painting accessories.
Your Farmer’s run an ecologically managed, family farm tucked away in a secluded valley of the beautiful Southern Highlands of NSW.
Land is level to gently undulating with a balance of steeper ridges and valleys located in the centre of the property.
The Southern Highlands’ annual local food and music festival organised by Bundanoon and Moss Vale Community Gardens.
The Pines Pastoral is a 700 acre ANGUS cattle farm in the Southern Highlands.
The Moss Vale Chiropractic Centre is focused on making the local people of Moss Vale aware that they alone are responsible for their own health and wellbeing. This responsibility enables you to be proactive in your health care and frees you, rather than being a victim of the sickness crisis care belief system
MV Hire has a huge range of hire equipment for building, landscaping, tree lopping and civil works in the Southern Highlands of NSW.
The Southern Highlands trusted name in transportation services
Recruitment and Labour Hire specialists located in the Southern Highlands
Storytellers, thought leaders, connectors and change makers Holysmoke! conceives and produces PR as well as social content that gets attention. They take a bespoke approach to clients communications needs assembling the right team for each campaign. In addition to Holysmoke! wranglers network extends to creative filmmakers, script writers, actors as well as journalists, copywriters and event producers. From an eye catching media release to a social play, the job is to get you into media your market trusts, social communities your customers are part of and connect emotionally with your target audience to make them want to investigate and connect back with you. The strength of the agency is the combination of the people that comprise it. Holysmoke! manages communication accounts in Australia and New Zealand by a team that brings global experience having managed PR campaigns in North America, Middle East, Africa, Asia, United Kingdom and Europe.
We believe that as individuals and as communities we should all be able to progress together and evolve in a financially sustainable way BDCU Alliance Bank BDCU Limited is 100% member-owned, with a singular focus on the members as both customer and owner and a strong belief in social responsibility. The strategic alliance with Bendigo and Adelaide Bank through the BDCU Alliance Bank brand means BDCU provides a range of financial products and services on behalf of Bendigo Bank and are an authorised credit representative of Bendigo Bank. BDCU also offers products through other third parties as outlined in Financial Services Guide. Offers the same great personal service but a greater product range than before.
We’re great together The team at G.J. Gardner Homes Southern Highlands has been designing and building homes in this stunning region since 2007, which means they have the local insight and expertise to turn your dream home into a reality. G.J. Gardner Homes Southern Highlands is owned and operated by David O’Brien, who has more than 20 years experience in the residential construction industry. After operating their own successful building company for more than eight years, David and his wife Renee joined the G.J. Gardner team a little over nine years ago and have handpicked a team who are passionate about providing the highest levels of quality and service. Quality comes first G.J. Gardner Homes has built more than 25,000 quality customised homes in Australia, New Zealand and the USA over the past 25 years. David and Renee share their commitment to ensuring the highest level of workmanship in every build project, whether it’s a single-level duplex or a sprawling country retreat. They work with only the most qualified and experienced local tradespeople and subcontractors. Coupled with the unbeatable buying power of a respected multinational builder, G.J. Gardner Homes Southern Highlands deliver the finest quality homes at an affordable price.
Where Pie Making is considered competitive sport Robertson Pie Shop is a family business that has been in the same family since 1980, with a reasonable range of products and are continually looking to revamp old ones or make new ones. Have won a few awards with the products over the years and are looking to do even better in the future! The success of Robertson Pie Shop is because of the support of customers. Happy customers makes them strive to do their best.
The perfect backdrop for a day out with your family, friends, company or club The Robertson Inn is one of Australia’s last fully wood constructed hotels. Genuine Southern Highlands heritage. Often shrouded in mist with open fires roaring, they offer a real point of difference for members. The area has some fantastic roads for an exciting ride, or drive, Macquarie Pass, Jamberoo Rd, Range Rd, Pearsons Lane, Nowra Rd, all driving through some of Australia’s most picturesque scenery. With some of Australia’s prettiest towns and villages, along the way. The perfect backdrop for a day out with your family, friends, company or club. They have the famous 150 seat restaurant, complete with exposed beams and open fires for that genuine country feel. Jeff Henry –head chef is a two hat trained chef and has created a gastro-pub menu with all the pub favourites, done better than you’ve had them before! Along with a specials board of his wilder creations! Theey source only the finest local ingredients, to give you the best pub dining in the Southern Highlands. Featured on Good Food Guide – The Dining Bible 2014 and 2015!!
Fruits of the Earth – Fruits of our Labour Chiron’s Garden An Asian Pear orchard on 100 acres of land in Robertson over half still covered in native cool climate rainforest. The name Chiron’s Garden is from the Chiron the wounded healer who was a noble centaur, skilled in the herbal healing arts and saw food as medicine. As a family owned, Chiron’s Garden bring their skills of medicine, music, yoga and the arts to the task of tending the orchard and have chosen the wounded healer as patron of this property.
Grow your own food The Robertson Alternative Local Food Exchange is a place for home gardeners in Robertson and surrounds to exchange produce, recipes and gardening tips. Crop-swap is affectionately known as church for gardeners. Robertson Alternative Food Exchange is an online and real life group of people living mainly in Robertson. Every Saturday 9:00am – 10:00am, is a ‘Crop-Swap’ day, where members meet outside Rockabella’s Cafe on the back of their big pick up truck to exchange locally grown food from our farms, gardens and windowsills. Everyone is welcome even if you having nothing to swap in…..
Creating websites that really work for you Natiive Web Design is an award winning team of designers and developers that simply create web designs and websites. Originally established in 1997 under the Aftershock brand, Natiive was founded in October 2014 as a rebrand to highlight focus on the web and online space. Natiive Web Design found too many websites don’t rank in search engines, don’t get visitors, don’t get leads or enquiries or sales. The team’s goal is to help clients with strategies and a presence that will get them more business! Services Web Design & Development Website Optimisation Search Engine Optimisation Online Strategy Consultation Mobile App Development Custom App & Database Development
Trout are prolific in the pristine streams of Robertson, but there’s an easier path than fly fishing to enjoy these most delicious of fresh fish. You’ll find hobby farmer Dennis Dorling’s delicious rainbow trout on menus in Robertson and Moss Vale cluster. There’s a distinct flavour difference and delicate flesh to the farmed trout that are freshly prepped-to-order. Although the farm itself isn’t open to the public, you can order fresh trout to take home by calling Dennis the day before the fish are required.
Discover the history of Australian food – Preserve, Pickle & Ferment your own food The 1910 Bottling Company moved to the historic Fitzroy Inn, Mittagong in the magnificent Southern Highlands. Here 1910 will be produced, jarred and served on their menu and through other selected outlets in the Southern Highlands. Although produced locally in Mittagong the 1910 seasonal organic/clean food range will only be available elsewhere in the Southern Highlands through selected outlets online. Fermenting, food preserving and 1910 living history food classes will also be held at the historic Fitzroy Inn. These classes will be run by guest chefs and two of most experienced pro and prebiotic fermentation food teachers in the country. Steve was of the pioneers in Australia in the rediscovery of fermented food, with the 1910 Bottling Company, established over 9 years ago now in Wildes Meadow in the Southern Highlands – now very respected food brand out in the market place.
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We are so spoilt that we tend to get fidgety if we sit at a roundabout for more than 10 seconds. One of the great things about Moss Vale is the ease of getting around and the closeness to so many major centres and beautiful villages.
Since moving to Moss Vale I have relished the opportunity to join such a lively arts scene.
It is hard to know where to start as there are so many opportunities to stay and dine in great venues around Moss Vale. Here are a few to start you off.
It’s true that you have to spend time in a place to get to know it and that is especially true of Moss Vale. It has so much to offer that you become increasingly surprised with the new opportunities you discover to see and do each day.
Innovation and Creativity are driving the changing face of Moss Vale today. Moss Vale has an enviable record when it comes to these two key change agents.
Since we moved our business to Moss Vale we’re never looked back. Moss Vale has provided opportunities for growth that we never dreamed of. And one of the great things we’ve discovered is the absolute joy of doing business in this community. It’s really very special.
It wasn’t just the rental cost that attracted us to Moss Vale. It was also the great infrastructure that the town provides and the location gave us great scope for business opportunity.
It’s easy to think of Moss Vale just as a village in the Highlands but it is much more than that. The agricultural endeavours in and around Moss Vale provide a major opportunity for job creation and growth in the community as the country moves from the mining boom to a dining boom.
When you look at the major ventures that are located in Moss Vale and the new businesses that have started in the last few years you begin to understand the magnitude of the opportunities that Moss Vale offers for new business start ups.
I’ve spent most of my life in Sydney but since moving to Moss Vale I feel that specialist health care and high quality facilities are more accessible to me here at short notice.
One of the reasons we moved to Moss Vale was to give the kids a country upbringing with great sporting facilities and we were impressed with the high standard of education in the area.
We have been really impressed with the local services in Moss Vale – everyone is so friendly and helpful.
I just love the real estate prices in Moss Vale. We could never afford this wonderful house and garden in Sydney.
There are so many opportunities to get involved in the Moss Vale Community and it is incredibly rewarding.
What’s it like to live in Moss Vale – in a word FANTASTIC!
Whether you are 5 or 105 the opportunities for an active lifestyle are all right here in Moss Vale.
Geographically Moss Vale could not be better positioned for business and family lifestyle. It is indeed the Southern Gateway to the Highlands, the Coast and the South.