The best preserved Norman keep in the UK, it was built by Aubrey de Vere in the late twelfth century. My ancestors were born here for hundreds of years. It was also home to the Earl of Oxford, Edward de Vere.
Skibo Castle is situated just to the west of Clashmore and the trunk road, some 4 miles West of Dornoch. Skibo Castle was built between 1899 and 1903 for the American steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie and his wife.