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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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what a spot

well worth a visit on a bright or stormy day. nice cafe nice views nice place spent a hour relaxing in the sun

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

well worth a visit on a bright or stormy day. nice cafe nice views nice place spent a hour relaxing in the sun

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Minack was everything I had hoped for and dreamed of from the first time I read of it in the Telegraph travel pages. It was in fact so much more than I had hoped because the theatre itself is only part of the destination. The development of the site with dressing rooms, visitor centre etc have been so discretely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Each time we visit Cornwall a visit to this stunning place is always done, no matter how many times it is one of those places that is forever changing owing to the affect that Mother Nature offers on its dramatic backdrop. From Spring flowers in the wonderfully tended flower beds to the dramatic winter crashing waves. We have always promised... More 

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Minackman93, Manager at Minack Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and we look forward to seeing you for a performance here one day! More 

Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This is certainly a place worth visiting even if there are no performances on. This is an outdoor theatre established by a dedicated woman who worked hard to create the great venue you can see today. There is a short history of how it all came about and you can then walk around the theatre and explore. Dogs are welcome... More 

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Wincanton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Amazing views set right on the edge of a cliff. Well worth the entrance fee with the ability to re-visit within 12 months for free. Lovely cafe with fantastic views of Porthcurno beach, best cream tea ever.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

On a tour of Cornwall (I am an American); our guide stopped here first. Although we did not have the honor of attending a performance here (I can only imagine how phenomenal that would be!) we spent over an hour just taking in the spectacular view. Please be sure to visit this beautiful place while in the Cornwall area. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This was a surprisingly interesting place created by Rowena Cade. I would love to return to see a performance here. It would be totally awesome. Would have been even more brilliant had there been only half of the working taped off areas...seemed to be everywhere, making taking photos difficult...ruins the atmosphere.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

A friend had recommended we visit the theatre during our trip to Cornwall and I'm delighted that we did. Lucky for us it was a beautiful sunny day which meant we had the best of the views and could take our time exploring the layout of the theatre. There were many people at work on site which was interesting to... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

For some reason, I didn't realise that the Minack Theatre was as close to Porthcurno as it is, so missed it the first time around. I wasn't going to let that happen again, so once we knew where we were visiting on our honeymoon, this was high on the itinerary. Unfortunately we didn't have time for a daytime visit this... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Visited at New Years 2015, what a place! With spectacular views, fantastic location, it was a beautiful clear sunny day and I enjoyed my visit immensely.

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