Unique rural town boasting significant history, rugged beauty and a damn good bakery

Travel back in time and immerse yourself in rich history and rugged beauty. This town was named after the village of Appin in Scotland, dating back to 1811 and was the fifth village in the colony. In 1824, explorers, Hume and Hovell commenced their expedition to Port Phillip from this district and a monument stands on the road from Campbelltown commemorating the journey. 

Appin offers visitors the opportunity to view several historic buildings such as the first public school built under Henry Parkes’ Public School Act. The small town is the perfect place to stroll and explore a number of shops and cafes. A trip to the Appin Bakery for delicious coffee and baked treat is a must on any visit.

Cataract Dam is located approximately 10 minutes from the main street in Appin. It’s both historically significant and a sight to behold with beautiful sandstone walls and a picturesque tower. It’s the perfect spot for a picnic offering free BBQ facilities, plenty of benches and a large playground.

The Appin Way Driving Tour highlights historic Appin buildings and scenic routes through Appin and surrounds. The brochure is free and available from the Wollondilly Shire Council, Wollondilly Library and the NSW Rail Museum.

Population (as at Census 2018): 2,982

All Categories Picton Tahmoor Thirlmere Warragamba & Silverdale Razorback, Cawdor & Camden Park Bargo, Pheasants Nest & Yanderra Buxton Appin Menangle Belimbla Park, The Oaks, Oakdale, Nattai, Burragorang & Yerranderie Wilton Douglas Park
All Categories Picton Tahmoor Thirlmere Warragamba & Silverdale Razorback, Cawdor & Camden Park Bargo, Pheasants Nest & Yanderra Buxton Appin Menangle Belimbla Park, The Oaks, Oakdale, Nattai, Burragorang & Yerranderie Wilton Douglas Park
Appin Bakery

Appin Bakery

3 / 75 Main Road Appin

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Appin Barbershop

Appin Barbershop

76 Appin Road Appin

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Appin Homestay Bed & Breakfast

Appin Homestay Bed & Breakfast

120 Macquariedale Road Appin

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Appin Hotel

Appin Hotel

84 Appin Road Appin

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Appin Massacre Memorial

Appin Massacre Memorial

Cataract Road Cataract Dam

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Appin Mine Disaster Memorial

Appin Mine Disaster Memorial

Sportsground Parade Appin

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Appin Skate Park

Appin Skate Park

Appin Road Appin

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Appin Village Motel

Appin Village Motel

74 Appin Road Appin

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Cataract Dam

Cataract Dam

Cataract Dam Appin

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Cataract Scout Park

Cataract Scout Park

Baden Powell Drive Appin

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Gather Coffee House

Gather Coffee House

1 / 75 Appin Road Appin

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Infinity Photo Booths

Infinity Photo Booths

Technology Drive Appin

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Red Delicious & Co Café and Restaurant

Red Delicious & Co Café and Restaurant

1 / 74 Appin Road Appin

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St Bede’s Catholic Church

St Bede’s Catholic Church

26 King Street Appin

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St Marks Anglican Church

St Marks Anglican Church

1-3 Church Street Appin

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Sydney's Famous Original Doll Hospital

Sydney's Famous Original Doll Hospital

78 Appin Road Appin

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Appin Barbershop

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Appin Homestay Bed & Breakfast

Appin Homestay Bed & Breakfast

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Appin Hotel

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Appin Massacre Memorial

Appin Massacre Memorial

Cataract Dam

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Appin Mine Disaster Memorial

Appin Mine Disaster Memorial

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Appin Skate Park

Appin Skate Park

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Appin Village Motel

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Cataract Dam

Cataract Dam

Appin

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Cataract Scout Park

Cataract Scout Park

Appin

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Gather Coffee House

Gather Coffee House

Appin

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Infinity Photo Booths

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Red Delicious & Co Café and Restaurant

Red Delicious & Co Café and Restaurant

Appin

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St Bede’s Catholic Church

St Bede’s Catholic Church

Appin

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St Marks Anglican Church

St Marks Anglican Church

Appin

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Sydney's Famous Original Doll Hospital

Sydney's Famous Original Doll Hospital

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