Welcome to Appin.scot, the community website hub for the Appin area. Keep in touch with local news and events; find details of local organisations and businesses.

The site is one of the projects supported by Appin Community Development Trust: follow the links to find out more or to support the Trust.


Appin Community Development Trust

Working for the whole communityr

Latest news and upcoming events are shown here. Visit our News & Events page to see all.

Latest news

See all the news on our News & Events page>.

First published 
May 15, 2019
First published 
May 15, 2019

Job vacancy at The Pierhouse Hotel for a part-time KP

The Pierhouse Hotel is on the look out for a part-time KP to join their kitchen.

First published 
May 7, 2019
First published 
May 7, 2019

Latest Appin Church News

The great sum of £1033.00 was raised for the Christian Aid charity.

First published 
Apr 29, 2019
First published 
Apr 30, 2019

Job Vacancy – Community Transport Coordinator

A vacancy has arisen as coordinator for Appin Community Transport

First published 
Apr 28, 2019
First published 
Apr 28, 2019

Publicly Available Defibrillators (PAD’s)

Update on the location of Publicly Available Defibrillators

First published 
Apr 20, 2019
First published 
Apr 26, 2019

Free wildlife events.

Learn about birds or bumblebees identification workshops

Upcoming events

See all events on our News & Events page>

Information for visitors

Visit Appin, Port Appin and Glen Creran in north Argyll on Scotland's west coast. Stunning scenery and seascapes full of natural beauty and wildlife. Explore Loch Linnhe's coastline by foot or on bicycle, hop on the ferry to the isle of Lismore, climb a hill with the reward of stunning views or simply relax and enjoy delicious local seafood in one of Appin's restaurants, cafes or bars. Whatever you do, a friendly welcome awaits you.

Local organisations in the Appin area

Appin is vibrant, caring and welcoming. Being 20 miles distant from the nearest town, Oban, its people value cohesion and are truly resilient and self-supporting in many aspects of remote rural life.

The key community organisations, such as the Church, Community Council, the community’s two charitable trusts and many other groups all work closely together, alongside local businesses, for community good.

Quick links

Development Trust>Community Co-op>Community Transport>Community Council>Churches>

Directory of local businesses

Appin hosts a healthy number of local businesses - long established and new. With the Appin.scot local business directory it's easy to get in touch.

Information about The Trust

Appin Community Development Trust is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO), uniquely able to provide services and manage assets and infrastructure on behalf of the people who live and work in Appin. 

The Trust is passionate about building community cohesion and resilience and meeting the challenges of being remote and rural. It is owned by its membership – you can join if you are a resident.

Find out more about the Trust and its projects, contact Trust Officers or offer to volunteer by following the link .

The Development Trust>