Dumfries is a picturesque market town in the south-east of Dumfries and Galloway and in the south-west of Scotland more generally. Having previously contained a medieval castle, the place of residence of the poet Robert Burns and the site of a bloody battle involving Robert the Bruce, Dumfries has a long and exciting history. Thankfully, the town is much more placid now, with beautiful riverside views and plenty to offer for all sorts of people. With fantastic restaurants ranging from classy pub grub to the more exotic, foodies will be delighted with what the town has to offer. Featuring a museum centring on Robert Burns and several local galleries, artists and historians alike will enjoy the town. Young families can take advantage of the fantastic local schools. Homes to rent in Dumfries range from cosy flats to spacious country houses and fantastic family homes.