2nd Annual Tour de Southern Highlands staying at the Moss Vale Village Park
From Tues 17th Nov 2020.  Depart as late as Sunday arvo 22nd Nov, or before -
See 'DAILY RIDES SCHEDULE' further below

Moss Vale Village Caravan Park is large - Willow Drive, Moss Vale - Bev @ 4868 1099.

*      700m WSW of the Moss Vale 'town centre' of Argyle St , the Mecca of the Southern Highlands - amongst natural bushland and wildlife;

*      well located to explore materially less steep backroad routes to/from the Highlands towns of Bowral, Mittagong, Berrima and Bundanoon, and down the slope to Robertson and Kangaloon;

*      lots of well presented cabins, with all the mod cons incl TV and Wi-Fi and new linen - reasonable prices;

*      lots of green-space for tents - unpowered tent site for two persons is $28 p/n - a 3rd person adds $10;

*      powered sites for caravans, slightly dearer @ $35 per couple p/n.

*      the usual communal facilities: toilets, showers, washing machines, camp kitchen, bar-b-q's

*      email BankTeller your likely attendance dates, contingent upon fine weather, and whether you will be camping or cabin-ing. 

*      Indicative Attendance Schedule lists names in GREEN BACKGROUND that have booked accommodation for this Nov and provided a $20 non-refundable deposit if you No Show If you book a cabin, you provide a non-refundable $20 deposit with your credit card.  If you wish to cancel that booking, you need to provide at least 48 hrs verbal notice, or be charged the full cost of your booking.  If you attend, the $20 deposit is applied to your accommodation tariff. 

*      At the bottom of this invitation is the Wednesday 'long ride' prepared by Richard aka Sloth, after Bill aka Glasgow laid the foundation a few months' ago. Cycling that 81.1km circular anti C/W route later in the week is another 'long ride' option.

 

 

Other local accommodation

The Argyle Hotel - 481 Argyle St, Moss Vale   4868 1721 Irish lass, Rachel, informs a twin share room, or a single room, is $90 p/h p/n for a Friday and/or Sat night.

The Old Nunnery B&B Moss Vale 27 Arthur St, Moss Vale Not cheap

Motel Melrose  - 31 Old Hume Hwy, Mittagong  4871 1511

Heronswood House B & B  - 165 Argyle Street Moss Vale  4869 1477  Not cheap

Kilburn House - 23-25 Hill Road, Moss Vale
Dormie House, Moss Vale Golf Course

Briars Country Lodge 653 Moss Vale Rd, Burradoo NSW (02) 4868 3566

George's suggested anti-C/W 1st Day (Tuesday) Ride - 60km  -  midday start

Mittagong, Welby, Old Hume Highway, Berrima, Left into Golden Vale Rd, Sutton Forest, Moss Vale, Bong Bong, Eridge Park Rd Burradoo, Bowral, Centennial Rd, Old Hume H'way, Mittagong

 Part of route   Shorten route by -

*   turning left at Berrima into Berrima Rd; or

*  catching a train from Moss Vale or Burradoo back to Mittagong

Local Mittagong resident, Eliz's suggested shorter Day Ride

Mittagong Nth to Picton via Yanderra, Tahmoor and Thirlmere  -  48km

Catch a train from Picton back to Mittagong or call upon your trusty treadley.

 

Mittagong to Berrima, via Wombeyan Caves Rd.  Return via Bowral  - 38.4km

Mittagong to Bundanoon, via Berrima, Sutton Forest and Exeter. 
Return to train at Moss Vale - 61km

 

 

BankTeller's short-cut long Day Ride

BankTeller's direct route to Robertson to scale the dreaded Kangaloon on the return leg back to Mittagong - 63.4km

 



Richard aka Sloth's 'refinement' of Bill aka Glasgow's long Day Ride for Wednesday, visiting Moonacres Kitchen Cafe at Robertson - 81.1km - with Cuesheet

Mittagong, East Kangaloon, Robertson, Fitzroy Falls, Burradoo, Bowral, Mittagong - 81.5km

Bill aka Glasgow's l o n g Day Ride

Mittagong, Range Rd, Tourist Rd, Kangaloon Rd, Myra Vale Rd, Fitzroy Falls, Argyle St, Mittagong  - 81.4km

     

DAILY  RIDES  SCHEDULE

 
  Day

Start time

Start Spot

  Long  Ride

  Short  Ride

Tuesday

Midday

Caravan
 Park

   
Wed        
Thursday        
Friday        
Saturday        
Sunday