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Woods at Port Appin, autumn
Autumn woods, Port Appin

Welcome to, 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

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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 
Feb 16, 2020
First published 
Feb 16, 2020

Appin to Lismore Ferry

Argyll and Bute Council to continue to support all its inter island ferries. Please read more.

First published 
First published 
Feb 2, 2020

A vacancy has arisen for a full-time permanent Kitchen Manager at Castle Stalker View

Read more for information

First published 
First published 
Jan 29, 2020

Q&A session Monday 17th Feb in Oban. Draft Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy – Consultation Events

Sectoral Marine Planning Unit regarding upcoming consultation events during February and March that the Unit have organised to tie into their current consultation.

First published 
Jan 27, 2020
First published 
Jan 27, 2020

Appin Community Garden

Are you interested in helping to create a community garden at Bealach na Mara?

First published 
Jan 16, 2020
First published 
Jan 16, 2020

Information letter and location plan for proposed road safety works on the A828 Barcaldine


Upcoming events

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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 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>