Murder mysteries in Somerset

Murder to Measure is based in Somerset, so has a lot of experience in finding venues in the county and has a wide choice of performers in the area. The area has a fine mix of hotels, castles, historic venues etc, with popular tourist sites such as Glastonbury Abbey and Tor, Wookey Hole, Cheddar Gorge, Exmoor National Park, The Somerset Levels, Wells Cathedral and West Somerset Railway nestling cheek by jowl.

Murder Mystery in Somerset

Below is a list of Murder to Measure events which are open to the public in Somerset. These events have been organised by the venue, and you should contact them to make a booking enquiry.


Murder Mystery

Simonsbath House Hotel, Simonsbath, Somerset

November 3 2018

We will be cooking up a new and exciting mystery over the summer for one of our favourite venues, so watch this space...
£Price TBD
Call 01643 831259 for enquiries or to make a booking.


A Valentine's Day Mascara

Hornsbury Mill, Chard, Somerset

November 17 2018

Set in 1920's Chicago, a night of gangsters and other shady characters investigating the murder of Al Kaseltzer at his speakeasy, the Rumbling Tum.
Time to put on those gangster suits and flapper dresses and enter a world of illegal activities in a dangerous city.
££35 per person/£85 with B&B
Call (01460) 63317 for enquiries or to make a booking.

Somerset murder mystery venues

The following list shows some venues that we have used for either public or private murder mystery events in Somerset. This is only a partial list of possible venues; you are welcome to choose your own venue or let us find one for you and your party.

Somerset SpaSomerset Spa in Taunton is a collection of self-catering cottages at Meare Court in Somerset. Groups from 2 to 30 can book week and weekend breaks with or without spa packages. Catered dinners are also available.

Hornsbury MillHornsbury Mill in Chard hosts both private & public events. Up to 40 guests can be accommodated in the Wheelroom, whilst larger groups of up to 120 guests can celebrate in the Lakeside Suite. Accommodation is available

The FirehouseThe Firehouse in Curry Rivel is a newly renovated pub with plenty of traditional charm with a modern twist, just a 5 minute drive from Murder Towers on the edge of the Somerset Levels. Its private dining room can host 12-14 guests in comfort, where diners can select from a variety of traditional fare served with care and attention to detail.

Simonsbath House HotelSimonsbath House Hotel in Simonsbath is set in the Barle Valley in the heart of what the locals refer to as "Exmoor Proper". Simonsbath House stood alone for over 150 years before the small hamlet developed in the 19th Century. The hotel has a rich history and plenty of opportunity for exploring the local area.

The Manor HotelThe Manor Hotel in Yeovil in the centre of Yeovil was built in 1735 by local glover and merchant banker John Daniel and known as Hendford House. After he passed away it was rented out until it became The Manor Hotel in 1927. The hotel was fully renovated in 2011 and it boasts several suites suitable for private parties.

The GalleryThe Gallery in Chard is a small privately run cafe and bistro in the centre of Chard which regularly hosts murder mystery and other events. It offers a relaxed place to meet for coffee, a light bite, a restaurant meal or simply an after work wind-down drink in the comfortable lounge.

The Plough InnThe Plough Inn in Wrington Somerset, is village pub with a traditional country feel and a good selection of locally-sourced food. It runs monthly events, including public murder mystery dinners. It is an easy drive south of Bristol and we also close to both Cheddar Gorge and Bath.