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 or even a game of FootGolf on our 9 hole course.
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 £179 per person sharing a twin or double room
including 2 nights accommodation, dinners, breakfast daily and entertainment each day
and £219 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 £50.00 BED AND BREAKFAST PER ROOM EXCLUSIVE FOR MURDER MYSTERY WEEKENDS.
Your Murder Mystery Weekend Itinery will be similar to this example:
Friday from 2pm – Arrive at your leisure and check into your bedroom.
Enjoy the complimentary leisure facilities.
Detailed plot information will be provided
From 7.30pm – Gather in the Lounge Bar and meet other guests – there may even be a Murder!
8pm – 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
Saturday 8.00am to 10am – Full English and Continental Breakfast served in the Restaurant
10.00am to 12 noon – The Mystery continues with the chance to interrogate the suspects
12 noon to 7.30pm – 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 Lounge Bar
8.00pm – Sit down for a three course choice dinner
10.30pm – The evening concludes
Sunday 8.00am – 10.00am – Full English and Continental breakfast served in the 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 £16.95 per person (please book with reception), or add an extra night to your stay for a reduced rate.
Dates and Plots Coming Up Are:
17th – 19th January 2020
THEY “SPHINX” IT’S ALL OVER
Dr Jonas Carter’s latest archaeological dig in Egypt has come to an extremely successful close having unearthed many priceless artefacts. Tonight at the Pyramid Hotel Dr Carter will reveal the curse of King Tutty, placed on anyone foolish enough to desecrate his final resting place. Was the curse merely an invention by the priests to keep tomb robbers at bay, or something more sinister? Strange things are happening that might convince you to believe in the curse. If you dare brave the wrath of King Tutty then join us in a party to die for here at the Cairo Pyramid Hotel, and come dressed in your best Egyptian costumes.
31st Jan – 2nd February 2020
What could possibly go wrong this weekend as our celebrity Chef, Ramsay Gorden, reveals the secrets of his culinary masterpieces? Expect surprises as this loudmouthed show-off creates mayhem amongst the other members of staff. Who will be the next victim of his savage tongue lashing? What is Ramsay cooking up behind the scenes? Join us this weekend and find out.
21st – 23rd February 2020
It’s 2015 and Tony & 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.
6th – 8th March 2020
WITHOUT A CLUE
In our 1920s murder mystery Dr Grey is an unwelcome guest at Marble Mansion and his presence is unsettling to both the wealthy widow Nicola Navey and her niece Penelope Pink. With the help of close friends they plan to ensure that he no longer imposes on their hospitality and departs as soon as is politely possible. But has Dr Grey other malicious intentions for his prolonged stay and will long kept secrets be revealed?
20th – 22th March 2020
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.
10th – 12th April 2020
THE GOODE FRIDAY GANG
Graham Goode, the notorious head of the Goode Friday Gang, was shot dead last week. The police have received a tip off that his murderer is staying in the hotel this weekend, to prevent gang warfare the police are trying to establish the identity of the killer. Rumour has it that the rest of the Goode Friday Gang are also visiting the area. Come dressed to kill for our 1930s murder mystery!
8th – 10th May 2020
A SPORTING CHANCE
Captain’s Xl is a village football team that has seen better days; the only way to save them from ruin is the new idea of an internet game. A famous football pools company is rumoured to be prepared to pay millions. But will it be given a sporting chance by the premier league backers, or even their own players and fans? Come party with us and find out if 2000 is the year that will finally put the club on the map.
25th – 27th Sept 2020
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…?
16th – 18th Oct 2020
Masked Murder NEW Weekend Plot
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
13th – 15th Nov 2020
Lethall Lodge is the perfect venue for our spiritual fair this year, amongst others the famous clairvoyant Madame Mystique will communicate with the other side. But is there a darker side to the spiritual plane? Who knows what may pay us a visit. Come join us and unearth the truth for yourselves!
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27th – 29th Nov 2020
Its 1979 and the sleepy town of Mistletoe is about to wake up, as Chillingham College is to hold a Christmas Reunion Party for their class of ’69. Is there a feeling of fun and excitement in the air or will old grudges and rivalries spark off an explosive atmosphere? Could well kept dark secrets be revealed with dire consequences, or are hatchets about to be finally buried? Come dressed in your finest sixties or seventies gear and all will be revealed
Booking Terms and Conditions:
1. A non-transferable 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.
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.
This will be charged to the credit card(s) used to guarantee your reservation(s). Unfortunately, deposits
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
6. Gift certificates, vouchers and fully paid packages are available and are subject to the same terms and
7. We strongly recommend guests take out travel insurance to cover them for unforeseen circumstances
like illness, family problems and travel disruption, especially for winter travel.
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