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Woods at Port Appin, autumn
Bluebells, Port Appin

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.

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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 
Jul 9, 2020
First published 
Jul 9, 2020

Guide to visiting Appin during COVID-19

Appin welcomes you all. Please respect our community by following these four steps.

First published 
Sep 24, 2020
First published 
Sep 24, 2020

Appin Parish Church is opening for Worship on 27th September 2020 10.00 – 1030 am with Rev Tom Telfer

We ask that you observe the following to comply with Covid-19 restrictions: please read main news item.

First published 
Sep 18, 2020
First published 
Sep 18, 2020

Interested in representing your local community? Community Council Election Nominations by 24th September.

Want the opportunity to influence the delivery of public services in your area? CLOSE OF NOMINATIONS IS 24 SEPTEMBER 2020 (4 PM)

First published 
Sep 8, 2020
First published 
Sep 8, 2020

Programme of works for upcoming carriageway resurfacing works on the A828 trunk road

Here is the latest info on the road closures.

First published 
Sep 8, 2020
First published 
Sep 8, 2020

Port Appin Medical Practice - Newsletter

As we slowly ease out of lockdown I thought it would be helpful to provide an update of how things are progressing with the practice.

Upcoming events

See all events on our News & Events page>

Information for visitors to Appin

Information for visitors

Dear Visitors,
Welcome to Appin.  Please respect our community and its vulnerable people - Appin is small with limited services and resources. Whilst you are here you should ensure you follow Scottish government guidelines and good practice. More details on our Welcome to Appin page>

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

Appin Aid>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>