Murder! at Hever Castle, Kent

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There’s a mystery unravelling at Hever Castle in Kent. The childhood home of Ann Boleyn, second wife to Henry VIII and mother to Elizabeth I, takes the stage for an incredible murder mystery experience set in the Castle grounds.

The mystery starts as you take a private guided tour of Hever Castle after it’s closed to the public, giving a close-up of this 14th Century castle which changed the course of Britain’s history, monarchy and religion. Step inside for a trip back to the Tudor era as you become a detective for the evening events.

A thrilling murder mystery experience at Hever Castle

Finish your tour with your welcome drinks reception in the Castle’s Inner Hall, a famous meeting ground for high society banquets as you meet the character’s for your evening’s murder mystery experience. Don your detective hat to pick up clues from listening to their back stories before heading in to dinner.

The mystery unfolds over your delicious 3 course fine dining seasonal menu accompanied by exquisite wine as you race to find the murder – who will it be? Perhaps one of the guests? Or could it be the staff? You’ll be immersed beginning to end, interrogating your way through each of the character’s to find out more and make your choice.

But don’t get comfortable, more murders may still happen!

This thrilling evening of entertainment and dining is an experience like no other. With exclusive use of the Castle you’ll be transported back to the Tudor era as it plays host to your murder mystery.

With dining over, it’s time to uncover the mystery with prizes given for the winning team.

What’s included:

  • Private tour of Hever Castle after it has closed to the public
  • Welcome drinks reception in the Castle
  • 3 course meal in the Castle grounds during your experience
  • 1/2 bottle of wine per person
  • After dinner teas/coffees
  • Murder mystery entertainment


Enhance your experience by booking optional accommodation at Hever Castle. Stay on-site in the Astor Wing and check-in from 3pm, giving you plenty of time to explore the beautiful gardens and perhaps a walk around the 38 acre lake in glorious surroundings before your experience begins. After all of the excitement, retire upstairs in your 5* accommodation and rise early for a full breakfast before you depart.

There are a limited number of tickets for this experience so book ahead to avoid disappointment!


Enjoy £50 off per person for this event – use code SPRING in the checkout

Private Guided Castle Tour

Enjoy a private guided tour of the Castle after it has closed to the public.

Welcome Drinks Reception

The experience begins as you meet the characters over your welcome drinks.

3 Course Meal and Wine

Continue the murder mystery over a specially prepared meal and 1/2 bottle of wine.

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Event Details

April 12, 2024 6:00 pm
April 12, 2024 11:30 pm
Castle Inner Hall
Hever Castle, Kent