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Endangered Conifers at Skibo

In 2017, Skibo became part of the International Conifer Conservation Programme’s network of ‘safe sites’, planting 34 endangered conifers from across the world on the Highland estate, continuing a tradition of international planting that has existed at Skibo for centuries.

Posted: 9 October 2019

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The Historic Skibo Swimming Pool

The elegant swimming pool at Skibo was built for Andrew Carnegie in the early 1900s, and underwent a sensitive $4.2 million restoration in the 2000s. Today, a swim in this historic pool is one of The Carnegie Club’s most popular activities for members both young and old.

Posted: 18 September 2019

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A Taste of Skibo

Home-grown and locally sourced ingredients are at the heart of the delicious dishes enjoyed by guests at The Carnegie Club. Discover more about the field-to-fork philosophy at Skibo, and the delicious seasonal menus served up by the club’s chefs.

Posted: 22 August 2019

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The Andrew Carnegie Centenary

As 11 August marks 100 years since the death of Andrew Carnegie, we reflect on his legacy and reveal Andrew's last message to his wife Louise, recently discovered in the Skibo Castle records.

Posted: 9 August 2019