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Murder Mystery Nights in North East England

Can you guess whodunit and why?

Put your detective skills to the test at Lumley Castle, a 14th century castle hotel located in North East England, just outside the city of Durham.


In 1903 a murder took place at Lumley Castle. This villainous act was the result of a master criminal mind, however a mistake was made – a clue the police overlooked.

You are invited to attend a re-enactment of the murder, to see if you can play detective and solve this hideous crime.

Was it the ambitious land owner Jack Horner or cunning Lady Lily or the scheming Sir Ralph or perhaps the plotting maid Dinah...?

Murder Mystery nights take place at Lumley Castle on selected weekend dates throughout the year and are suitable for adults and children aged 12 years and above. 

Murder Mysteries in a castle, combined with an overnight castle stay, are a popular choice for groups of friends and family...but not for the faint-hearted!

Room prices linked to Murder Mystery events at Lumley Castle vary throughout the year. 




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