In December 2000, it was one of only 3 towns to be awarded city status by the Queen.
Walk down along the river banks (in the direction of the Caledonian Canal) and you'll find the Ness Islands where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of the shops.
If you need equipment, then Caley Marina is the chandlery on Canal Road.
The Caledonian Canal is very popular with yachts and barges (see boat trip links).
Originally built in the 1970s, the building incorporates part of the old Bishop's Palace and is said to be haunted by the 'Green Lady' ghost of a wife of one of the bishop's who hanged herself there.
The other place to see films (movies) is at the Vue multi-screen cinema complex just outside city centre at the retail park off the main road heading to Aberdeen.
This includes the Family History Centre and Genealogy Service (previously hosted at Inverness Library).
The new building is situated on Bught Road by the river between the Botanic Gardens and Whin Park, past the Ness Islands. If you are thinking of moving to Inverness or the Highland Region - visit the living/working in Scotland web page which provides links for finding jobs, houses, etc.
Eden Court Theatre, situated near the cathedral, is the venue for shows, music and cinema.
Golf has not always been a trendy sport, restricted to monied elites. His course is large enough for a pitching wedge or 9-iron.
At its birth it was the game of a rural people, played simply on the fells and fields where sheep and cattle grazed. It's also funny you mention the Tee Time Cafe in Grants Pass. Great work putting this out for other people to find..." - Dave, 4/13/05 - Valley of the Eagles Golf Links, Haines, Alaska Accolade Pitch and Chip, Antigonish, Nova Scotia Gator Landing Golf Course, Hawthorne, Florida Crestview Golf Course, Ennice, North Carolina Crooked Creek Country Club, Electra, Texas Kahuku Golf Course, Kahuku, Hawaii Kington Golf Club, Herefordshire, England What is the definition of Scottish Golf Links?