Cumbernauld, a town in the north of North Lanarkshire and the south-west of Scotland more generally, presents a town perfect for young professionals, families and retirees alike. Having been the most northern boundary of the Roman Empire and the site of a medieval castle, modern Cumbernauld features a large shopping and leisure complex. Shopaholics can enjoy the range of independent and high street shops available in Cumbernauld's local shopping centre, whilst those who enjoy being a little more active can use the local sports centre. The town is also host to several fantastic restaurants, perfect for foodies. Young families, meanwhile, will have access to great local schools and can enjoy the local green spaces, local bird of prey centre and country park. Cumbernauld is only twenty minutes away from Glasgow in the car, making it a perfect base for young professionals. Homes to rent in the area range from affordable flats and family homes to more expansive countryside houses in extensive grounds.