Murder Mystery Weekends in Shropshire

Our Murder Mystery Events are a perfect way to forget about the world around you and enjoy some fun time trying to discover who was murdered, why and by whom in our Whodunnit Weekends!

Haughton Hall Hotel has teamed up with the UK’s best Murder Mystery Company in our opinion, It’s Murder, to offer an unrivalled selection of plots and dates to bring out the detective in everyone attending. Whether you only have time to join us for a Murder Mystery Dinner for the evening, or want to spend a weekend away in the Midlands being pampered while you search for clues, Haughton Hall is an amazing Murder Mystery venue for a fun short break and offers fabulous entertainment and food to make sure you thoroughly enjoy your time with us.

There will be plenty of time to enjoy the included Leisure facilities at the Hotel with a swim in our 15m indoor pool, workout in the gym or relax in the Sauna, Steam Room or Jacuzzi. Please ask for more details or if you wish to book a Spa treatment during your stay.

Murder Mystery Weekend Rates

Our Murder Mystery Weekends cost just £189 per person (2023 – £199) sharing a twin or double room
including 2 nights accommodation, dinners, breakfast daily and entertainment each day
and £229 (2023 – £239) for single occupancy. £50 per person non refundable deposit payable on booking.
Upgrades to Manor rooms are £10 per room per night,
Four Poster rooms are £20 per room per night
and Suites are £30 per room per night extra, all subject to availability.

STAY AN EXTRA NIGHT ON THE SUNDAY FOR JUST AN EXCLUSIVE £60.00 BED AND BREAKFAST PER ROOM EXCLUSIVE FOR MURDER MYSTERY WEEKENDS.

Your updated Covid friendly Murder Mystery Weekend Itinerary will be similar to this example:

Friday from 3pm – Arrive at your leisure and check into your bedroom.
Enjoy the complimentary leisure facilities.
Detailed plot information will be provided on arrival
7.30pm – Meet in the Manor Restaurant where drinks
can be purchased by card payment only at your own table (socially distanced)
8.00pm – Sit down for a three course choice dinner
(menu’s will be sent out in advance to pre-order meals)
10.30pm – The evening concludes
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Saturday 8.00am to 10.00am – Full English Breakfast served in the Manor Restaurant
10.00am to 12 noon – The Mystery continues with the chance to interrogate the suspects
12 noon to 7.00pm – Free time to relax in the Leisure Club or explore the local area, like RAF Cosford Museum and world famous Ironbridge.
7.30pm – The fun resumes in the Manor Restaurant where you can again purchase drinks by card only at your table
8.00pm – Sit down for a three course choice dinner
10.30pm – The evening concludes
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Sunday 8.00am – 10.00am – Full English breakfast served in the Manor Restaurant
10.00am to 12 noon – The Murderer is revealed and those with the most accurate clues win!

The Murder Mystery Weekend may then be over, but you are welcome to stay for
Sunday Lunch for £17.95 per person (please book with reception in advance),
or add an extra night to your stay for a reduced rate.

Dates and Plots Coming Up Are:

2023 Dates

Rates are £199 per person sharing a double or twin & £239 in a single room.

Weekend commencing 3rd February

Trouble at T’Mill

Celebrate in style with Styal’s High Fashions prior to the demonstration of their ground breaking SuperLoom™ to Europe’s leading designers and buyers. The Directors and employees of this struggling firm, selling mainly to the older end of the market, hope that this invention will rocket them into the first division. But all is not well within the company… Come dressed in your best gear as we celebrate 1966 in style, prior to the demonstration of the ground breaking SuperLoom™

Weekend commencing 17th February

Lethal Lovers

It’s 2015 and Tony and Eve are having a not too discreet affair. Although Tony is happy to deceive his wife and family, Eve discovers she has a conscience after all. She is trying to persuade Tony to come clean and leave his wife and has threatened to tell the old bat herself if he won’t. Will things go well for our star-crossed lovers or will their world come crashing down around them? Come to our Valentine’s party and discover for yourself.

Weekend commencing 3rd March

Death on the Haughton Express

Join the ranks of celebrities and royalty as you ride this legendary train travelling from Istanbul to Sleepy Willow, via London and Europe. Some of the most notorious spies and courtesans mingled with the rich and famous in the heyday of this opulent hotel on wheels. In January this year the train was renovated to recapture the romanticism of the early 20th Century, whilst incorporating modern day technology. We are confident that 2015 will be a year to remember for our famous express. Fancy dress is encouraged however not mandatory.

Weekend commencing 10th March

Who wants to die a millionaire?

Doug Downe is the first lottery winner of the New Millennium with winnings of £3.9 million. Join him and his friends this Friday 3 March 2000 for a party to remember! Doug is splashing his money around and has discovered more friends (and enemies) than he ever realised existed. Is it just jealousy that is causing some of them to behave badly or is it something more? Come, join in the celebrations and discover for yourself just what is going on!

Weekend commencing 17th March

Sharpe Shooter

We celebrate the release of Ron Knight from a life sentence in prison after a serious miscarriage of justice. As friends and well-wishers you are invited to join in the festivities Ron has invited you all to a party tonight (28 November 2008) to celebrate his freedom. But is there a more nefarious reason for this revelry? Ron must find out who framed him for murder. Who could hate him so much? Or was it simply a case of mistaken identity? Perhaps we will find out…?

Weekend commencing 31st March

A Date with Death

We celebrate the release of Ron Knight from a life sentence in prison after a serious miscarriage of justice. As friends and well-wishers you are invited to join in the festivities Ron has invited you all to a party tonight (28 November 2008) to celebrate his freedom. But is there a more nefarious reason for this revelry? Ron must find out who framed him for murder. Who could hate him so much? Or was it simply a case of mistaken identity? Perhaps we will find out..

Weekend commencing 7th April

Trouble at T’Mill

Celebrate in style with Styal’s High Fashions prior to the demonstration of their ground breaking SuperLoom™ to Europe’s leading designers and buyers. The Directors and employees of this struggling firm, selling mainly to the older end of the market, hope that this invention will rocket them into the first division. But all is not well within the company… Come dressed in your best gear as we celebrate 1966 in style, prior to the demonstration of the ground breaking SuperLoom™

Weekend commencing 28th April

Masked Murder

Tonight you have been invited to a Masquerade Ball at Imperial Hall, home of the Earl and Countess of Splendor; which is being held to celebrate the winning of 34 medals at The Paris Summer Olympics in this Year of Our Lord 1924. Amongst the dignitaries, celebrities and friends are some who have an axe to grind, jealousy and animosity are rife in the hearts of a few; perhaps things will not go as well as expected for the Earl and Countess tonight. You will be mixing with the very best of our nobility so please come dressed in your finest masquerade costumes and don’t forget your elegant domino masks.

To book these events, please call the Hotel on 01952 468300 or email reservations@haughtonhall.com

 

Booking Terms and Conditions:
1. A non-transferable or refundable deposit of £50 per person is required at the time of booking to guarantee your
reservation. This will be charged to the credit card used to guarantee the reservation and a receipt sent
to you. If you have booked more than one room and would like deposits charged to other credit cards,
please telephone the Hotel to arrange this. If you cancel your weekend, the deposit is non-refundable or transferable.
2. These events operate on a set number of guests and unfortunately any cancellation within 7 days of the arrival date for the event will incur a cancellation charge equal to the full charge for the weekend. Full charges for the weekend are also now made upto 7 days prior to the event to help our contactless check in process.
This will be charged to the credit card(s) used to guarantee your reservation(s). Unfortunately, deposits and balances paid cannot be moved at this late stage to other events or dates.
3. All details are correct at the time of publication, however the Hotel reserves the right to make changes to plots and dates.
4. In the unlikely situation that the Hotel cancels an event then all deposits paid will be fully refundable,
although we hope guests may be able to transfer onto later events.
5. Please be advised that these weekends may not suitable for anyone under the age of 14 due to some
adult humour.
6. Gift certificates, vouchers and fully paid packages are available and are subject to the same terms and
conditions.
7. If there is a local or national lockdown and we are unable to operate the event you book for, we will endeavour to postpone the event until a future date when it can happen. All bookings would be offered to attend the new date(s) and only if these are not possible, would be then offer a full refund at our discretion. Please note that self isolation is not a valid refundable reason unfortunately.  Please ask for further details when reserving space.
8. We strongly recommend guests take out travel insurance to cover them for unforeseen circumstances
like illness, COVID related lockdowns or isolation requirements, family problems and travel disruption, especially for winter travel.

  • If you are trying to redeem a Spa Day Voucher, please complete the Voucher Redemption Form on the leisure pages of the website with full details and not this form please.

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