Craigdarroch Lodge Hotel,

Contin by Strathpeffer


IV14 9EH


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01997 421265



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Valentine Murder Mystery Weekend

Sorry no murder mysteries planned for 2009


Craigdarroch Lodge Hotel




"Love can be Murder" is a murder mystery set in modern day times. The murder takes place during dinner on the Saturday evening, performed by our fabulous "Goode for a Giggle" theatre group led by Jackie Goode who will keep you in suspense all evening. You are guests at a wedding and the dress code for the evening is big hats, top hats and tails, cravats, mother-of-the-bride, floral dresses, gloves, over the top.  Add your own comic twist to your outfit its really up to you! Dressing up is not compulsory however it does add colour and spectacle to the occasion. If you've not experienced a murder mystery before then you are in for a treat!  There are lots of Valentines prizes for the winning sleuths and the best dressing up efforts!....come and try it ...its addictive  !! 

DRESS CODE -  Wedding outfits 

Sorry no murder mysteries planned for 2009

2 night Valentine Murder Mystery Weekend Tariff

Small standard twin room (en-suite shower).....109.00 per person

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

Superior double room (en-suite bath & shower).....149.00 per person

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

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.

See tariff page for terms and conditions

Murder Mystery Gift vouchers available     

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

Treat your Valentine to a weekend break away with a difference!


Included in your 2 night Valentine weekend break 

is entry into our car treasure hunt during Saturday

"The Legend of the Brahan Seer Trail"

Based on the true story of the 17th century Highland prophet Kenneth Mackenzie - also known as the Brahan Seer and warlock of the glens. His psychic powers led to his own demise and the subsequent downfall of the Seaforth Mackenzies, a once powerful dynasty. Join the car treasure hunt to find out just how spooky some of his predictions really are.....prize for the winning car !


 You could also take in a romantic cruise on Loch Ness 

(with the chance of spotting Nessie!) from 9.00 per person 

book online at



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

book your flights online 

Easyjet Luton, Gatwick and Bristol / Inverness 

British Airways Gatwick / Inverness

BMI Heathrow / Inverness

Eastern Airways B'ham, Manchester, Bristol / Inverness

Ryanair Liverpool, East Midlands, Belfast / Inverness

Flybe Inverness / Belfast

Aer Arann  Inverness / Dublin


the earlier you book the less it costs!


Low Cost Car Hire Arranged


For a different Valentine Weekend Break

TELEPHONE  AND  FAX: +44 ( 0)1997 421265


Julia and Mark Garrison

Craigdarroch Lodge Hotel

Contin, by Strathpeffer

Inverness  IV14 9EH



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".


Click below to see our main murder mystery weekend page

murder mystery weekends




why not try a Christmas Break Scottish style ?