Can you solve a murder on the dancefloor…?

Are you invested in crime dramas? Do you quite fancy yourself as a detective? Think you have what it takes to crack a murder case? Well now is your chance to put your detective skills to the test!

On Thursday 10th March the Greta Suite at the Skiddaw Hotel in Keswick will transform into the nation’s most famous ballroom where the UK’s most highly documented murder is due to take place…


Strictly Come Dying…

It’s the finale of the nation’s favourite dance show, Dance Fever, where celebrities compete to revive their flagging careers through the magic of dance. BUT, minutes before the show goes live its veteran presenter, Player Cardsright is found strangled with a pair of shimmer tights…

With the clock ticking and the famous Sequin TapShoe Trophy up for grabs, it’s up to you to solve the murder and keep this show on the road.

If you’re looking for a murder mystery in the Lake District, our ‘Strictly Come Dying’ live murder mystery show and dinner should be right up your street.


Lake District Murder Mystery Show & Dinner

Whether you’re a fan of Strictly or you’re a bigshot when it comes to murder mysteries, our ‘Strictly Come Dying’ event is guaranteed to provide fun, frivolities and fatalities and also includes a delicious 2-course themed menu prepared by our award-winning chef.

With dishes on the menu such as ‘Fowl Play’ (roast chicken breast, potato “rope” and “candlestick” carrots with a very sticky {BB-Q} situation sauce), ‘Death by Chocolate’ (molten chocolate fondant, chocolate sauce and shavings, blood orange sorbet’ & ‘Murderous Meringue’ (crispy meringue, rigor mortis rhubarb, local cream-whipped to “death”’ the laughter will never stop.

Event includes:

  • Live Murder Mystery Show
  • 2-course meal plus tea & coffee
  • Surprise prize for winning team

£32.50 per ticket.

Spaces are limited so please call 017687 72071 to book.

The chilling event takes place in our elegant Greta Suite located at the rear of the hotel. Now all you need to do is gather your most trusted team of investigators, book your place and take home that surprise prize!


Murder Mystery Menu

We’re ‘dying’ to have you…

If you would like to make a night of it, we’ve developed an overnight Murder Mystery Break where you can extend your stay a little longer.

With rooms available from just £175 (£87.50 per person) this overnight package includes:

  • Overnight accommodation in a 4-star Lake District hotel
  • FREE tickets to the Murder Mystery event (including dinner)
  • Freshly prepared Cumbrian breakfast the following morning

To book your favourite room and make the fun last a little longer, click here.


murder mystery in the lake district

Meet the murderers

The live murder mystery show will be brought to you by Highly Suspect, a highly professional local murder mystery group who have committed heinous crimes at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Durham Cathedral, Blackpool Winter Gardens and are now ready to bring this sparkly yet spooky murder mystery show to the Lake District!

Spaces are limited and already filling up so please call 017687 72071 to secure your table.