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Minack Theatre

Porthcurno, Penzance | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
01736 810181
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Ranked #1 of 22 attractions in Penzance
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Girona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Bring a cushion, blankets, and pack a picnic--wonderful view, very entertaining comedy with an amazing view. Or, just go and enjoy the gardens.

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

There are few theatres around the world that can take your breath away, but if you don't gasp seeing The Minack Theatre either you are blind, or your soul isn't moved by the grandeur of Mother Nature. To be fair, it is not the easiest place to get to, but it is well worth the trouble. I have seen this... More

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Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

A truly wonderful amazing Experience that is so good that we went back again and at 50 p for children to watch a show,absolutely amazing value,,,,,,the views will keep you occupied even if the production your watching does not,,Go

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

its looks a modern day coliseum with Altantic in the background. Its a shame we couldn't watch any shows coz everything is booked well in advance. The Mitre Players from Croydon had a show the day we visited and one of the staff who was doing up the stage spoke to us at length explaining how wonderful it is to... More

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful gem of a place, A lovely place to visit with stunning views and a superby out door theatre for performances. Lovely seating areas for the performances and delicate planting all around the site,

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Salo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Like an amphitheatre built on the fantastic Cornwall cliffside. Great views. Good services. Rowena Cade built it into the great place / nature. There are nice walks and beaches near-by, too. The different plays take you back to Minack Theatre to enjoy many things at the same time. Dress warmly; the wind and rain can spoil your evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

My friend took me to see 'oh what a lovely war' here. I had never been or even heard about it which made the view and setting even more breathtaking. I would highly recommend this theatre to anyone! We were very lucky as the weather remained dry and sunny throughout but I honestly couldn't imagine a more picturesque setting. The... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We attended a morning storytelling session with 3 young children and booked a week prior to attending. It was one of the most amazing experiences of our trip. Absolutely breathtaking backdrop to the show! A truly unique experience on a beautiful sunny day. Not to be missed if visiting this part of the UK! Highly recommended. Would love to come... More

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Bramley, Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Wow, what a place! Absolutely stunning theatre with a stunning view across Porthcurno beach. Very humbling to think this place was built largely single handed by one woman! Unfortunately we did not see a performance, but would recommend the self tour as it is stunning. Would revisit to see a performance but believe these get booked up in advance. Well... More

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

You will think you are in another country with the stunning views, turquoise waters and amazing architecture. Make sure you visit the exhibition centre afterwards and find out how it was made, the woman that created it is an inspiration.

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