Inverness is a city in the east of Inverness-shire and in the north-east of Scotland more generally. The site of the historic Battle of Culloden, early medieval Inverness was occupied by the tribe of the Picts, and was later continually invaded by rival peoples who occupied the Western Isles of Scotland. Modern Inverness is a bustling and vibrant city, perfect for young professionals and growing families alike. Home to several shopping centres which play host to a range of high-street shops perfect for shopaholics and fantastic restaurants and cafes for foodies, Inverness can offer something for everyone. History buffs can visit one of the city's many museums or the location of the Battle of Cullodden, whilst the artistically-minded can visit one of the city's art galleries or theatres. The city is a host to several excellent schools, making it a wonderful choice for young and growing families. Outdoorsy types can visit the nearby Loch Ness, only half an hour away in the car, or explore the dramatic countryside which surrounds the city. Properties to rent in the Inverness range from affordable flats and cosy Victorian-style terraces perfect for young professionals to gorgeous, expansive family homes with stunning views of the countryside which surrounds the city.