Craigdarroch Lodge Hotel,

Contin by Strathpeffer


IV14 9EH


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01997 421265



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Murder Mystery Hen Nights

Murder Mystery Hen Nights - New Ryanair route now available EAST MIDLANDS TO  INVERNESS !  

Murder Mystery Hen Nights

Sorry no murder mysteries planned for 2009

Do you want to organise something different 

for your hen night celebrations ?

Yes ! 

 Then why not consider a 

  Murder Mystery

Hen Weekend

2 night Murder Mystery Weekend 

GROUP price 119pp 

Group rate price for groups of 20 or more

Includes bed and breakfast Friday night. 

Dinner, bed and breakfast Saturday night.

And all the murder mystery entertainment.

 Friday night soup and sandwiches  7, dinner 25.


2 night Hen Weekend Tariff

prices for less than 20 persons

Small standard twin room (en-suite shower)........119.00 per person

Larger standard double/twin room (en-suite bath)..129.00 per person

Superior room (en-suite bath & shower).....139.00 per person

4 Poster room (en-suite bath & shower).....169.00 per person 

See tariff page for terms and conditions

To book your hen night all we need is a 30 per person deposit in advance

We offer the ideal themed murder mystery hen weekend for your hen night celebrations.................. 

"Karaoke Killer" especially for hen nights with a karaoke/country and western twist ! 

Come on Gals........grab your boots cowgals and get ready for a "yee haa"  hen weekend. 

"From the Hebrides of Scotland, for one night only you are privileged to listen to the fantastic sounds of the Killmanobh Country Karaoke Tour.  The artistes are performing their final farewell gig at Craigdarroch Lodge Hotel after a 10 month Tour. Katie Comquick will astound you with her oral skills but the gig turns sour..........."                                                                       

DRESS CODE: Cowboy / Cowgirl

We'll show you a good time and after we've fed and 

watered you and you'll end up the night singing and dancing!  says Ronnie the Roadie


    How your 2 night  

"Karaoke Killer"

Hen Murder mystery weekend works........

FRIDAY......Arrival from 3pm.  Blow away the cobwebs with a walk to Loch Achilty or to the Falls of Rogie. Or if you're not feeling energetic unwind with a drink or 2 in the bar. Often guests arrive quite late and eat enroute to the hotel. If you would like dinner on Friday there is an additional charge of 25 per person or soup and sandwiches for 7.00 per person.    We have our "Crime and Punishment" quiz in the bar at 9.00pm with a suitable prize for the winner! Relax in the bar or lounge with a malt  before a peaceful nights sleep.............................



limo.jpg (226819 bytes)full stretch.jpg (16539 bytes)Book a stretch limo to take you from the hotel to G's nightclub in Inverness on Friday night including champagne @ 120 per car (6 to a car)

Alternatively, we could book you a mini bus @ 40 each way if you don't want to stretch to the price of the limo 

Tables at night clubs can be booked in advance.


SATURDAY starts with a Scottish breakfast, then the day is yours to do with as you wish.  Join our car treasure hunt The Brahan Seer Trail with a prize for the winning car, or arrange activities (essential to book in advance). 

Visit Inverness and enjoy some retail therapy or for a taste of Scotland's heritage visit Dunrobin Castle, Cawdor Castle, Fort George which are all highly recommended , or see if you can solve the biggest mystery of all with a Cruise on Loch Ness for a spot of Nessie Hunting !  

Swimming, massages, fitness, steam room, beautician etc.

The Aquadome Inverness

Horse riding  from 12 for 1 hour / 20 for 2 hours.

at Broomhill Riding Centre Fortrose 01381 620214

or at Borlum Farm Highland Riding Centre Drumnadrochit

(Loch Ness) 01456 450 220

Quad bikes at Broomhill riding 25 per person per hour

  on 01381 620214

Loch Ness Cruise 12 per person, includes entry to mysterious Urquhart Castle famous for its Nessie sightings. Details from

Ten Pin Bowling at Rollerbowl in Inverness 01463 235100

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Paint Ball Games @ 15 per person per day or 10 per person half day details from

White Water Rafting, river safaris  at exciting new Highland activity provider

Group rates places for hens!



Your "Karaoke Killer" murder mystery hen might starts in the bar at 7.00 pm on Saturday evening - yee haa ! The murder mystery dinner menu is 3 courses with a choice of sleuthing starters, murderous main courses  and "to die for" sweets ....please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements eg, vegetarian, in advance. The "Goode for a Giggle" theatre group weave their intrigue throughout the evening, watch out for clues along the way, and of course lots of red herrings to trip you may be asked to take part/murder/be murdered/fire a shot in the dark - but you are guaranteed to have a lot of fun with your fellow sleuths!  

There is a prize for the best dressed cowgirl / cowboy too and of course for the winning team of "sleuths".

More Karaoke in the bar afterwards, bar til late.

SUNDAY....... Scottish breakfast until 10am.  Check out 11am.


If you want to make your 2 night murder mystery weekend booking a Saturday and Sunday instead of Friday and Saturday - we can sometimes accommodate this arrangement - please ask

Most of our murder mystery weekends are 2 night breaks but sometimes we can offer 1 night  -  please ask

To read all about the themes click here


Book now for our next murder mystery


Sorry no murder mysteries planned for 2009




To Book Just email us with your requirements to

Deposit For all events we require a 30 per person deposit in advance

 If there's a group of you and the date you're looking for isn't here....give us a ring....... if we can do it ......we will !!! 

To see our hen night murder mystery page click here


Come by plane........its easy to fly to Inverness airport

book your flights online 


You can get flights on the following airlines direct to Inverness:

Easyjet   Luton and Gatwick and Bristol /Inverness 

British Airways Gatwick/Inverness

BMI Heathrow /

Eastern Airways B'ham, Manchester, Bristol / Inverness

Ryanair Liverpool / Inverness

from end of Feb 2007 new Ryanair East Midlands / Inverness

Flybe Inverness / Belfast

Aer Arann  Inverness / Dublin



TELEPHONE  AND  FAX: +44 ( 0)1997 421265


Julia and Mark Garrison

Craigdarroch Lodge Hotel

Contin, by Strathpeffer.

Inverness  IV14 9EH


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Comments from our 

Guest Book

Aishling  Bryce "Brill Murder Mystery Weekend, thanks for all your hard work!"

Kaythie Criper"As memorable as any 'hen' would want her weekend to be !!"

L. Heron and S. Walker "Murder Mystery Weekend was fab !"

Mark Cooper    "Great night - The Dubmaheid Inn is full of surprises!"

John and Kate McLean      "Fantastic"

Gill and Helen Williams       "Perfect"

Jolene and Gary Oosthuizen"Thank you for the best ever Easter Murder Mystery we had so much fun. Rooms great, fantastic food & fantastic hosts " 

Mc Manus Party 50th Birthday   "Great Night / food/ nice rooms, thanks!"

Kirstens Kowgals      "Great we loved it !  yee haw!"

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel        "Hoot of a Time"

Mssrs Addis and Jenkins   "Excellent weekend - murder mystery was fab as was food, house and hospitality - thank you!"

Grahame Party   "Thank you so much - fantastic time was had by all!"

Mr. and Mrs. Woolley  "Thank you for a wonderful murder mystery weekend, Will recommend it to our friends for the future"

Adam Mengham   "Hi Julia,  I just wanted to send a quick note to thank you for a really special weekend.  The hotel is lovely and the food, service and atmosphere couldn't have been better. Everyone had a great time and I think you have come up with a great winning formula. Thanks to you, Nancy and all of the staff ........... I suspect we will be back" !

Pauline Chalmers  "I just wanted to say thank you for a fantastic night. I will definitely be recommending it to everyone".

Sarah O'Neal  "what a great idea for my hen weekend...superb entertainment" 

why not try a murder mystery weekend ?