Greenwich Look

Fall 2016

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[ ] 012 In 1898, Scottish American steel tycoon Andrew Carnegie returned to his beloved birthplace in the Highlands of Scotland where he and his family fell in love with the wild, romantic landscape. They purchased Skibo Castle and set about updating the dilapidated estate. Today, members of the castle's exclusive Carnegie Club indulge in its storied past. Guests enjoy an experience quite similar to one in the early 1900s, albeit with completely modern, luxurious facilities and amenities. The castle has retained its original splendor of mahogany finishes, stone accents and stained glass windows, bedrooms boast antique furniture, marble bathrooms and breathtaking views of the gardens and grounds. A typical day includes rising to the sound of bagpipes, followed by a full English breakfast. Guests may partake in a number of recreational activities, including falconry, golf, spa treatments, sporting clays, pheasant shoots, salmon and trout fishing surrounded by glorious views of the Highlands, or horseback riding across the golden fields. Each evening, guests dress for spectacular dinners. Multi-course meals with wine pairings are held following a cocktail hour, and afterwards, a wide variety of entertainment can be enjoyed, such as piano sing- alongs, dancing to Scottish reels, games of snooker, or nightcaps and cigars in the gun room. For those who dream of living the life of Mr. Carnegie, there is surely no better way to do it. Families will also have a ball while visiting, activities are planned around all ages, and evening babysitters are included. The Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle is the ultimate luxury, Scottish experience, and the club is currently accepting membership applications for the coming year. For more information, please email Katy Renwick at Quick look ³ TRAVEL Experience one of the world's most prestigious private clubs on the site of an ancient Viking fort in the Scottish highlands. A Glimpse of Skibo Castle "Heaven itself is not so beautiful as Skibo." - Andrew Carnegie by Jordan Rhodes

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