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Local Information

Wester Inshes is a highly desirable new development in an outstanding location in the Highland capital.

Offering delightful views over the city, it is conveniently located close to the highly desirable Inshes and Milton of Leys area of Inverness.

Also located close to Inshes Retail Park and Beechwood Business Park, and adjacent to the newly created rolling parklands of Inverness District Park, Wester Inshes provides a unique opportunity for perfect family living with both the convenience of a city setting, and idyllic country lifestyle on your doorstep.

Inverness is a growing vibrant city, providing homeowners with a perfect balance of city and country living. It delivers a dynamic mix of rich cultural heritage, lively entertainment, excellent restaurants and great shopping, along with a host of outdoor activities to keep the entire family active.

Wester Inshes offers easy access to the A9, the A96 and Inverness’ international airport. With the new west link road now open in Inverness, the development also provides easy access to the West-side of the city and the A82, the gateway to the Great Glen.

You’ll find excellent facilities and superb schools close to Wester Inshes, along with an abundance of nearby attractions, including the world-famous Loch Ness, outstanding golf courses, cycling trails, ancient castles and forest walks.

Transport

Distance to Inverness City Centre: 3 miles

Air: Inverness Airport (11 miles)

Rail: Inverness Railway Station (4 miles). Services run to Perth, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Aberdeen, Thurso, Wick and Kyle of Lochalsh. Inverness is also connected to London by the Caledonian Sleeper.

Bus: Stagecoach runs a regular bus service to and from Inverness City Centre. Buses from Inverness Bus Station run to destinations further afield in Scotland and England.

Education

Primary education: Inshes Primary School, Inshes Road.

Secondary Education: Millburn Academy, Diriebught Road, Inverness. Millburn Academy is a modern building, with facilities available to the community in the evenings.

There are childcare facilities nearby at Inshes Retail Park.

Further Education: Inverness College, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), located on a brand new campus at nearby Beechwood.

Health

Doctors

A range of doctors’ surgeries are available in Inverness.

Hospitals

Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, is less than a mile away from Wester Inshes.

Leisure

There are a range of gyms, sports centres and swimming pools in Inverness, including Bannatynes at Inshes Retail Park.

Also nearby is DW Sports and Fitness Club at Inverness Retail Park and Inverness Leisure and Aquadome, the largest leisure facility in the Highlands, at Bught Park. The centre includes swimming pools and flumes, a running track, gym and studio, fitness classes, climbing wall and health suite. Inverness Leisure participates in the discounted sports High Life scheme.

Golf is available at Fairways Golf Course, Castleheather, Inverness; Inverness Golf Club at Culcabock Road, Inverness; Castle Stuart Golf Links and Torvean Golf Course, Glenurquart Road, Inverness.

Fishing is available on the River Ness.

Skiing on the Cairngorms and other outdoor pursuits are available at Aviemore, only 30 minutes’ drive from Inverness.

The main theatre in Inverness is Eden Court Theatre, a large theatre, cinema and arts venue close to banks of the River Ness.

Vue Inverness, a seven-screen cinema, is based at Inverness Retail Park.

Attractions

Attractions and areas of interest in the Inverness area include Fort George, a working fort in Ardersier, Culloden Battlefield, the world famous Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle in Drumnadrochit, Inverness Castle, Clava Cairns, Dolphin Cruises on the Moray Firth, St Andrew’s Cathedral, Culloden Moor, Cawdor Castle, The River Ness and Islands and the Caledonian Canal.

Glen Ord Distillery in Muir of Ord and the Black Isle Brewery in Munlochy are two attractions based in the Black Isle. Both are open for visitors to tour.

Other attractions within the wider local area include the child friendly facilities of Robertsons Children’s Farm and Larder in Beauly, and the Highland Museum of Childhood at the Old Station building in Strathpeffer.

Dolphin watching is popular at nearby North Kessock and at Chanonry Point, Fortrose.

Shopping

Both Wester Inshes and Milton of Leys have grocery stores, while just down the road is Inshes Retail Park, which features a Tesco superstore, garden centre, stores including Matalan, Deichmann Shoes, Dunelm Mill and Hobby Craft.

Nearby Inverness Retail Park has a range of further big retail names including Next, Homebase, Argos and Outfit.

Inverness City Centre, a short drive away, offers a range of outlets in the Eastgate Centre, Victorian Market, High Street and Old Town.

Opening Hours

  • Monday
    12:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday
    Closed
  • Wednesday
    Closed
  • Thursday
    10:30 - 17:00
  • Friday
    10:30 - 17:00
  • Saturday
    10:30 - 17:00
  • Sunday
    10:30 - 17:00
*In rare and exceptional circumstances our office hours may vary from the above. Please call ahead before making your journey to ensure a sales representative is available.

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