Grief Encounter – Murder Mystery Night

There is trouble on the tracks! Join us for this period Murder Mystery night and three course dinner


Meeting a stranger in a railway station, a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband. At a café on a railway station, housewife Celia Howard meets a well-to-do commuter. Although they are both already married, they gradually fall in love with each other. But both will soon find out that this is the end of the line… this is a match made with murder in mind!

Sample Menu

Pork & herb terrine, apple compote


Breast of free range chicken, baby onion & mushroom fricassee


Lemon posset, vanilla shortbread

Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking.


Fancy Dress Idea/Suggestion: Period; Black Tie; WWII



£44.50 per person

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find us, however you travel
By car:

When using a SATNAV please enter the location WIVENHOE, Colchester (do not use a postcode as this will direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park).

Take the exit marked Colchester (A133)
Follow the A133 towards Clacton
Please follow signs for WIVENHOE
You will see a black sign on your right which says, ‘Wivenhoe House & The Brasserie’, turn right here into PARK ROAD
The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex, but PARK ROAD leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see our beautiful house from the road on your right
CONTINUE to follow the signs for WIVENHOE HOUSE and it will lead you to us.

If you would like any help with directions, please do call us on 01206 863666 and a member of our team will be able to assist you.

By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.

By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.