SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS WELCOME CENTRE, MITTAGONG - WILL OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FROM MONDAY 1 JUNE 2020

It’s time to explore the hub of the Southern Highlands, a town with strong ties to the birthplace of the Highlands and the region’s rural centre. It is home to livestock saleyards, farms markets and a traditional agricultural show. The MUST SEE would have to be Leighton Gardens in Autumn and Spring.

Surrounding towns and villages include Avoca.

Top 5 things to do in Moss Vale:

1. Cecil Hoskins Nature Reserve

Cecil Hoskins is a birdwatcher's paradise. You can see over 90 bird species in this tranquil wetland, of which about a third are waterfowl.

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2. Leighton Gardens

Moss Vale has a beautiful garden in the centre of town, located in Argyle Street which is the main street. This garden is perfectly situated for family picnics, and boasts a lovely Tulip display in September. OPENING HOURS: Daily (public garden)

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3. Experience A Live Stock Sale At Moss Vale Saleyards

Every Wednesday live cattle sales take place. Officially named the Southern Regional Livestock Exchange, and turning over 60,000 head of cattle a year, makes this facility one of the best saleyards in NSW.

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4. The Best of Bowral and Bong Bong Track

The Best of Bowral and The Bong Bong Track is approximately 26 kms of on road and off road cycling and or shared walking track. The map will direct you along this fascinating and beautiful area of the Southern Highlands.

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5. Specialty Shopping

Moss Vale has become in recent times, something of a shopping mecca, with a number of smaller independent retailers opening their doors and offering goods not to be found in the big chain retailers. Shoppers will be delighted with the selection and choice of goods, services and shops in this town.

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COVID-19 Update

We want you to keep the Southern Highlands in your thoughts and will look forward to welcoming you from 1 June. We strongly recommend that you adhere to COVID health restrictions. Plan your visit by booking online, checking our Open For Business page on our website and by contacting our Welcome Centre to ask questions.

Many Southern Highlands businesses are open  whilst others are offering online shopping, takeaway options, home deliveries and more. This information changes almost daily, check out the latest here.