NH 735-891 Sutherland Scotland
Skibo Castle was originally an early 13th century fortified Bishop's residence, founded by Gilbert de Moravia, bishop of Caithness. Rebuilt into a large palace, it remained the residence of subsequent bishops until the mid 16th century, when the estate was given to John Gray. In the late 19th century, the castle was absorbed in the construction of a majestic baronial mansion house, founded by Andrew Carnegie. 14 miles north-east is Dunrobin Castle and 18 miles south is Invergordon Castle.
Skibo Castle is located at Overskibo, off the A949. 39 miles north of Inverness, on the A9-A949.
The site is owned by The Carnegie Club and is a private members' club.
There is a car park.