Death at the Chateau

Murder Mystery Weekend

1855 is a year of celebration, France is thriving under Louis Napoleon Bonaparte. The Great Exposition in Paris highlights the strides being made during the Industrial Era. But at the newly built Chateau de la Motte Henry, a cloud is about to descend ... with murder at the Chateau! Play your part and uncover the killer during this unique, fully immersive weekend getaway.

Actors will mingle with guests as the plot unfolds over the three days. Before the weekend you will receive your character briefing and newsletters providing important background. Arrive at your leisure on Friday, meet your fellow guests and hosts and start your adventure. The luxurious Chateau de la Motte Henry is the superb backdrop, and our guests have exclusive use of the Estate, set in 27 acres.

Everything you need is included during your stay. Delicious food and drink, luxurious en-suite accommodation,  enjoyable excursions to local markets and a cheese and wine tasting. You will have the opportunity to have a relaxing massage or treatment, join a yoga class and utilise the gym, hot tub and hiking trail. But remember to keep your mind on the task at hand, solving the crime and determining the motive.

WHATS INCLUDED

£595 per person

Includes

Murder mystery weekend, featuring:
  • Period plot, suited to the surroundings and historically accurate. Each individual will play a part, with a character briefing and both personal and group clues revealed during the course of the weekend
  • Actors will mingle with the guests, joining in the weekend. Some will be known to you, others will not.
  • Uniquely, the entire Chateau and Estate will be yours for the weekend, allowing the Estate to accommodate hidden clues, revealing its secrets gradually as you enjoy the weekend.
  • With multiple solutions to the crime, you can be certain to be challenged, as the weekend unfolds.
Luxurious en-suite accommodation
All food and drink, including 3 meals per day, alcohol and snacks
Use of our Estate and its superb health, fitness and relaxation facilities
Excursions to local markets, a cheese tasting and wine tasting

sole occupancy supplement £150

STUNNING VENUE

Our gorgeous Chateau, with luxury, boutique style accommodation, superb sports facilities, and welcoming social areas is set in 9 hectares of beautiful woodland grounds. Referenced in Times Top 20 Chateaux, it combines period refinement with modern convenience.

delicious food

All meals and snacks are provided. Our eye-catching meals are designed to compliment your weekend,  be tasty and excite. Snacks are available for the times in between. Wine and beer is included, with some local Cremant for your welcome reception.

Special Experiences

Enjoy a trip to a very special French market, bustling with activity. Sample to very best local cheeses from one of the principal fromageries in France. And taste the best wines the Loire has to offer. Add a massage or treatment and a yoga class to relax the body and mind.

period luxury

Individually designed en-suite bedrooms, stunning renovated sitting rooms and cosy reading areas inspire and relax whilst staying true to the Chateau's heritage.

UPCOMING RETREATS

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Death at the Chateau – Murder Mystery Weekend

18th - 20th November 2022 | 3 days

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3rd - 5th March 2023 | 3 days

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THE VENUE

Chateau de la Motte Henry is a beautiful, 19th Century Chateau set in over 9 hectares of glorious parkland in the Pays de la Loire. Easy to get to from the UK and mainland Europe, the Chateau is equipped with first class health, fitness and leisure facilities to allow guests to relax and reenergise. The spacious accommodation remains true to the Chateau’s heritage, updated for modern convenience.

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HEALTHY, NUTRITIOUS FOOD

LOVINGLY PREPARED

Our nutritionist and chef have designed an eye-catching, delicious menu, founded in local, organic produce. We serve the highest quality, locally produced organic food to produce an energising and detoxifying menu throughout your stay. Vegetarians and vegans catered for.

SAMPLE MENU

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BREAKFAST

Homemade cinnamon and Granola

Seasonal fresh fruit

Frittata

Chia and berry breakfast pots

Green machine smoothie

Fresh orange and apple juice

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LUNCH

Wasabi salmon skewers

Sweet potato falafels

Carrot, orange and cashew salad

Herbed bean salad

Quinoa and tzatziki salad

Mixed leaf salad with lemon dressing

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DINNER

Mushroom soup with parsley and garlic

Homemade buckwheat bread

Mozzarella chicken protein pack

Seasonal vegetables

Black rice pudding

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