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:

Whether approaching Wivenhoe House from London and the South or Ipswich and the North via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester (A133). Follow the A133 towards Clacton, ignore the entrance to the Knowledge Gateway, continue along the A133 then take the B1028 for Wivenhoe before turning right into Boundary Road, then right again 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 the glorious house from the road.

For Sat Nav please use CO4 3FA.

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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.