Sutton Forest


It’s time to uncover one of the most historic of all the Highlands villages, home of the former NSW Governor’s country residence, Hillview, now with open days and accommodation for visitors. Today this village is also home to celebrities like ‘Nicole and Keith’ and Red Cow Farm, one of the most visited private gardens in the Southern Highlands.

Located 129 kilometres south west of Sydney and five kilometres from Moss Vale, Sutton Forest is one of the quaint historic towns of the Southern Highlands. This small township is set amongst rolling green hills and is surrounded by rivers and state forests. Explore the meandering country lanes around Sutton Forest, visit historic churches and cemeteries, stay in a cosy bed and breakfast that was once a colonial inn, admire the pretty cool-climate gardens and stock up on antiques and country wares.

Quick Facts

Sutton Forest is a small New South Wales Rural Location within the local government area of Wingecarribee, it is located approximately 113kms from the capital Sydney covering an area of 106.407 square kilometres. Sutton Forest has a recorded population of 477 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to Sutton Forest we’ve put together some of the things nearby that you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Sutton Forest and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.

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