Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Skibo Castle

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SKIBO CASTLE (S4x32) Sq.Set
Start with 2 Chords - Acknowledge Partner then opposite Dancer

1- 8 All ¾ turn partners RH and set advancing (pass partner LSh), all dance on 1 place (Ladies clockwise, Men anticlockwise) to meet next person and turn RH
9-16 All dance Double Men's Chain
17-24 All ¾ turn RH and set advancing (pass RSh), all dance on 1 place (Ladies clockwise, Men anticlockwise) meet partner and turn RH into prom hold to face in
25-32 All dance diagonally to right and turn clockwise to face, all turn corners LH to end beside partners 1 place clockwise from original places
Dance ends with 2 chords - Acknowledge Partner then opposite Dancer

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


Dance Information

Skibo Castle is located to the west of Dornoch in the Highland county of Sutherland, Scotland overlooking the Dornoch Firth. Although the castle dates back to the 12th century, the present structure is largely of the 19th century, and early 20th century, when it was the home of industrialist Andrew Carnegie.
Skibo Castle Image
Skibo Castle


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