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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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Definitely bring a coat/jacket & raincoat & use the toilet, pay one pound for a seat with a back (but no padding on the bottom), get a delicious pasty BEFORE going down the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Penzance, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

As a local I have enjoyed showing guests this wonderful attraction; it truly is quite outstanding and a must see. I would have scored this attraction with the maximum if it were not for a very rude female member of staff that gave us our tickets. People overhearing her comments spoke to me outside and were appalled by her attitude.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Definitely bring a coat/jacket & raincoat & use the toilet, pay one pound for a seat with a back (but no padding on the bottom), get a delicious pasty BEFORE going down the stairs. No matter what the quality of the show you will love the ocean, breeze & sky background. Definitely a magnificent experience!!! Not for people who have... More 

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Bradford Abbas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Go to the viewing spot to the right of the entrance, wow. It only costs one pound, you get a different prospective.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I did not see a play here just had a look around during the day and me and the kids loved it. Such an amazing place, if I didn't have my 4 year old son with me who can't sit still for longer then 30 seconds I would have definitely purchased tickets to see a play here...any play..such a stunning... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We were staying in Sennen and had spent the day on Porthcurno beach (which has to be one of the most beautiful places on earth). Have been here many times over the years and visited the Minack, situated on the cliff top overlooking the cove but never seen a show until now. We paid for £11.50 lower terrace seats and... More 

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Warlingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The theatre is spectacular. I had no idea what to expect and I won't spoil the surprise. The story behind how the theatre was built was informative and not overlong. I didn't think much of the food on offers in the cafe, but service was friendly and efficient. make sure that you ask about the free re entry is you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Can't beat the setting in this unique place. We watched the moon rise and ganets dive as we looked out to sea. Totally unique, what a vision to have to make this garden and theatre.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We booked tickets over the phone for an afternoon performance.So glad we did as the location of this open air theatre is amazing.There are many steps to negotiate to get to the seating areas.Be aware that you will be sitting on stone terraced area so bring a cushion to sit or you can hire one.The back drop of the sea... More 

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Moscow, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We didn't get to the theatre in 2013 and made our way there this visit. When we arrived we learned there was a play in progress. We were allowed to attend, a bit late, and we had a wonderful experience. The views are breath taking. The play was wonderful and in the most beautiful theatre I have ever been in.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

over the years I have watched many performances in this unique setting and have been fortunate to see dolphins off the coast the most recent visit whilst the weather was excellent and the show good it was spoilt due to the lack of comfort we hired our seats but there were people in the row behind who through lack of... More 

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Address: Porthcurno, Penzance | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
Phone Number: 01736 810181
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Penzance

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