Hempstead House Hotel

Murder at the Manor

Hempstead House Hotel is delighted to announce the return of our popular Murder Mystery evenings, the first being on Saturday 22nd May 2021. We welcome back the Company Upfront with “Murder at the Manor” for this very traditional Agatha Christie style murder set in the 1930’s. The events unfold in the drawing room of Lord Hampstead’s Manor which is located somewhere in the English countryside.As the lights flicker then fade you will become embroiled in this shocking crime

Priced at £55.00 per person to include a glass of bubbly, three course evening meal, coffee and murder, we ask you to become the detective and solve the crime!

Following the Step 3 guidelines as of 17th May, guests will seated on private tables as 2 households or a maximum of 6 guests from mixed households as per the “Rule of 6”.

This event will be half the usual capacity therefore places are limited due to the social distancing requirements. We anticipate this event to be very popular so please do not delay in booking to avoid disappointment.

Guests are asked to arrive at staggered arrival times between 7pm and 7.30pm to allow for plenty of social distancing. Dinner and entertainment to commence from 7.30pm.

The “murder” and subsequent investigation will take place during the course of the meal with the conclusion and resulting winners being revealed over coffee. The evening will end at approximately 10.30pm.

To book or for any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01795 428020 or complete the below enquiry form. 


Full pre-payment is required at time of booking. Payments can be made with card details over the phone only. 

At this time of uncertainty, we want you to book with confidence. Therefore please note, that while payments are non-refundable, under the current circumstances, cancellations by yourself received up to the day prior or the hotel will be entitled to a full credit voucher to utilise another time towards any service or alternative event at Hempstead House, valid for a full 12 months from the issue date. Cancellations received within 24 hours of the event will unfortunately result in a full cancellation charge.


We want you to feel as comfortable and as safe as possible. Our utmost priority is that of the safety of you, our valued guest, and that of our dedicated staff. A number of guidelines have been put into place in order for us all to feel safe and secure in these unique times to include social distancing measures, one way systems and regular testing of staff wearing PPE.


The hotel can officially re-open as of 17th May therefore you are welcome to stay with us on the night of the event. Bed & Breakfast is available from £145 B&B to include full use of the Aquamanda Spa (pre-booking is required and time is limited following the current guidelines).

Guests attending our Special Events can receive a complimentary upgrade (subject to availability). To confirm a reservation, card details are required and will be held against the booking for cancellation purposes. Accommodation can be settled on arrival with the option to cancel 7 days prior to arrival.



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