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Minack Theatre

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Address: Porthcurno, Penzance | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
Phone Number: 01736 810181
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Description: This open-air theatre is dramatically situated on the cliffs at Porthcumo...
This open-air theatre is dramatically situated on the cliffs at Porthcumo, near Land's End, and hosts a season of plays and musicals from May to September.
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Oh wow!!! what an amazing place

This theatre built into the rocks is just amazing. We just visited without seeing a performance as we had our dog with us, although I would have loved to see one. The views are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

This theatre built into the rocks is just amazing. We just visited without seeing a performance as we had our dog with us, although I would have loved to see one. The views are breathtaking and the sheer wonder of seeing how this theatre has been built is well worth a visit. The car park is free, the dog friendly... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Breath-taking setting. Even a mediocre play would be worth sitting through in this incredible cliff side spo, but the play was delightful. Steep walk from where a local bus drops you or from car park. Take your time and be SURE to stop and gaze and the light blue waters of the bay to your left. You don't see it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

We were originally turned away after driving as there was a show on, fair enough! we went to the near by beach which was amazing and then decided to walk up the steps to see the view from the top. After getting all the way to the top and discovering a viewing platform which you could pay £1 to see... More 

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Minackman93, Manager at Minack Theatre, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear you feel it necessary to complain about the price of our viewing area and the service from our staff. We only started opening this a couple of years ago to enable customers who don't realise we are closed during performances to have a look at the theatre and explore an area of our gardens. While you... More 

Gloucester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed a very good performance of 'Carousel' last Tuesday. This theatre, as well as being portrayed as a magnificent amphitheatre set in the rocks at Porthcurno, has some excellent floral displays. The staff there were very friendly and helpful in showing people to their seats. The show was excellent and the cast, on the whole, gave it their all, particularly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We headed over to the Minack Theatre on a friends recommendation - it was worth the trip. The car park is free, and the views are stunning. We werent able to get tickets to see the play as they were all sold out, but for £1 we were able to view the production from above and wander through the immaculately... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This s the most beautiful place in Cornwall. The entrance ticket to the theatre is bit expensive but it's worth the price. Scenic beauty from the theatre till u can see. Also the theatre is beautifully constructed- rocky seats. It is worlds open theatre.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We were fortunate enough to be able to get tickets to see Carousel last week for a matinee performance. The show was excellent but to be honest the real show stopper is the theatre itself and its fantastic views which are mesmerising. I had been several times before but the views still take my breath away. Just so beautiful. If... More 

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Kuenzelsau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

On a sunny day this little, wonderful situated theatre is a great place to spend quiet some time. You can visit the subtropical gardens with seldem seen plants, attend a performance or just stroll around and enjoy this special place.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We didn't really know what to expect when seeing the signs for the theatre but wow! We are a youngish couple and not normally into this kind of stuff but I would recommend it to everyone! Very dramatic and what a setting. We were lucky the weather was good, it might not be as good fun in the rain though!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

We had been recommended the theatre by someone who said...it doesn't matter what you watch, you have to experience it. It was certainly lovely. The views over the beach were nice as the sun went down (though it sets the other side of the coast so you can't see it). We were sat in the upper terraces and had a... More 

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