Murder Mysteries in Edinburgh

The solemn city of Edinburgh boasts a rich and intriguing history coupling atmospheric cobbled streets with breathtaking architecture, old closes and wide avenues that take you on a fantastic voyage through time.

By early nineteenth century Edinburgh was one of Europe’s most influential financial cities outside of London and its neoclassical architecture gave it the name of the Athens of the North. Modern architecture such as the Scottish Parliament sits alongside wonderful baroque buildings including the Palace of Holyroodhouse. What better place to host our varied range of murder mystery options?


We are betrayed... This mystery combines gadgets and espionage to create an experience that will leave you shaken and stirred.

The Game's Afoot! A traditional murder mystery evening with lords, ladies, maids and butlers... And Sherlock Holmes himself!

An offer you can't refuse... There's been a murder at the heart of the mob, if it isn't solved soon police are expecting total war!

Murder Mystery Venues in Edinburgh

Here are a few venue recommendations in Edinburgh that are suitable to hold one of our murder mystery events. We may have suggested particular murder mysteries below, but don't be fooled - we can run all of our events at the majority of venues.

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Norton House Hotel

Built in 1840, Norton House is a beautiful blend of Jacobean and Renaissance style retaining many of its original features such as ornate mounted ceilings and intricate oak panelling. A luxurious retreat for many generations of Scottish nobility, the hotel is a sumptuous setting for our murder mystery evenings when in Edinburgh.

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The George Edinburgh

Dominating one of the most prestigious locations of Scotland’s capital, The George is an elegant Grade 2 listed building boasting stylish architecture and modern twists. With stunning views of the Forth and Edinburgh Castle, The hotel is perfect for our high society caper Who Killed His Lordship.

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Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

The Dalmahoy Hotel is the quintessential Scottish retreat. Set in 1000 acres of stunning parkland, this grand baronial manor is just seven miles from Edinburgh City Centre. We simply love the range of private rooms with great views, including Edinburgh Castle, for exquisite dining in an intimate and history rich setting, just the place for your next murder mystery event!

This is just a selection of venues available. For even more choice, and for access to our best rates, contact us to make use of our free venue finding service.