The best murder mystery weekends in Scotland are at Argyll Hotel Dunoon



Murder Mystery weekends and events in Scotland are amongst the most popular and ageless hotel programmes.

Here in Dunoon, we’re proud to introduce to you the murder mystery capital of Scotland – the Argyll Hotel.

Enjoy weekends of mayhem, laughter and surprises at the Argyll Hotel Dunoon. Become a gangster, or a spy, investigate a Clan murder or spooky goings on at Scotland’s most haunted hotel — whichever you choose, you’ll have a fabulous weekend.

The Weekend Package

Arrive at the hotel on Friday evening at your leisure and let our team help you relax and unwind by escorting you up to your luxury bedroom.

Dinner is served at 7.30pm sharp; join the other guests and actors in the great dining room for dinner where all the action begins.

Once the plot has been set finish the night off with our entertainer, enjoy a drink and relax listening to the music or after a few more tipples enjoy a good dance all night.

Saturday morning: wake up in our luxury rooms with our smooth cotton sheets on all our premier beds. Enjoy breakfast in the morning at your leisure in the dining room served from 8.00am until

Our actors join you at breakfast and set the rules for the trail set ahead, explore the local town with the trail, collect the clues and evidence which points to all the areas of concern. Trail time between one and two hours depending on stop-offs at the local bars on the way.

Why not join The Argyll Hotel for lunch with our extensive menus or enjoy our restaurant Rio with Spanish Tapas or Italian cuisine.

Join the rest of the guests in the bar for drinks around 7.00pm and be taken into the dining room for the gala dinner and full evening entertainment lots of fun and laughter.

Sunday morning: enjoy again another leisurely morning waking up and coming to breakfast served between 8.30am and 10.30am.


Do you feel the chill in the air? You should as we have frozen the weekend package price from only £109 per person!

Jamies Secret

A clan wedding to die for... Celebrate the momentous occasion of uniting two great clans! Get your hats
and hankies to the ready as you are invited to the wedding of the year... or is it?

30th June - 1st July

Gangsters and Dolls

A gangster experience and a naughty prohibition romp!

A new gang is in town and is putting you’se dirty rats outta business! Our Capo da Capo Don Cannelloni requests the urgent pleasure of your company, to renew your family vows and hatch a plot. Someone’s gonna get clipped, but who will it be and why? Mafia gangs welcome, no cops allowed. 

28th - 29th April
1st - 2nd December                                                

Pirates of the Clyde

Sail away on the high seas to the wildest pirate party at The Argyll Hotel, Dunoon. Have you got what it takes to join the worlds meanest, baddest, boldest pirate gangs? Can you discover the mystery of the treasure and servive the murderous doings of black hearted salty sea dogs? In a madcap weekend of crazy pirate antics, it’s every man, woman and parrot for himself!

27th - 28th January

28th - 29th July

Spying Tonight

A bond like tale of saucy spies and kinky secrets, get the detective hat to the
ready! You are the cream of the world’s spy specialists and have been brought
here to complete a challenge! Fancy dress optional.

31st March - 1st April                  

Tipsy Towers 

We invite you to party on with our hapless hopeless crew in a naughty romp through a hilarious Fawlty Towers Tribute Weekend. Two nights of frolics with a mystery trail on Saturday around the historic town of Dunoon. Be unprepared, don’t mention the war and strictly no Hamsters!

26th - 27th May

29th - 30th September

‘Allo ‘Allo

Resistance is in the air, as the soldiers march into town. Step back in time to German occupied France, for a rip roaring ‘listen very carefully, I shall say zis only once’ Allo, Allo, Tribute Murder Mystery show. Join the hunt for the Fallen Madonna with the Big Boobies and look out for Herr Flick. Listen very carefully as, simply everyone has something to hide!

24th - 25th Februar
1st - 2nd September

Skeleton Bride (new for 2017)

You are hereby invited to join the ghoulish ghastly goings on, as the dearly departed Lady Mary Campbell marries her nightmare groom. Join the dead as they rise to see the unhappy couple united in awful wedded bliss.

27th - 28th October

We are joined by some very special guests the ‘Glasgow Paranormal Investigators’ (or GPI) as seen on STV! Join them for a mini paranormal investigation and sample an evening in the shoes of the GPI! Footage Review and spiritual readings available Saturday afternoon in our fantastic Haunted Hotel Murder Mysteries!

To book the best murder mystery weekends in Scotland, call 01369 702059 or email
Again please note these weekends are not currently bookable on line