The Winchester Royal Hotel

Location: Winchester

The Winchester Royal Hotel is a hidden gem within the heart of the city, with a historical aura and many stories to tell.

Over the years this charming 16th Century hotel has gained a fine reputation, offering comfort and service with a warm friendly smile. It has also recently been refurbished, bringing it up to 4 star standard. The award winning Conservatory Restaurant has a fine local reputation for superb food and service, and offers an extensive a la carte menu together with an excellent and imaginative wine list. The hotel boasts landscaped walled gardens providing a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere.

There is a secure onsite carpark for patrons and residents only, which has a small fee of £8 during the day and £10 overnight. There are limited spaces available and they are subject to availability.

For more information about the hotel please visit their web site

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Saturday 16th March 2019

Event type: Murder Mystery Evening
Plot: Writing Wrongs
Dinner only: £62.50 per person
Dinner & 1 Night Stay: From £140 per person

Saturday 19th October 2019

Event type: Murder Mystery Evening
Plot: (New Autumn Evening)
Dinner only: £62.50 per person
Dinner & 1 Night Stay: From £140 per person

These prices are based on two people sharing a standard double or twin bedroom


Originally built in the 16th Century as a private house, The Winchester Royal has been over the years a Bishop's residence, a convent and since 1870 a fine hotel.

Residing in the ancient loft is the ghost of a young maid who on occasion can be seen hanging from the beams. She has been seen by many staff and a local medium told us the harrowing tale of a young maid who was so abused by the master of the house she felt her only option was to end her sad and lonely life. The same medium picked up on a more malevolent spirit who he assumed was the 'old master' of the house. The story he began to tell was so terrifying the duty manager he was with asked him to stop...

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