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“Spectacular Position” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Minack Theatre

Minack Theatre
Porthcurno, Penzance | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
01736 810181
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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.
Solihull
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“Spectacular Position”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

A really interesting diversion on our trawl around Cornwall. We spent a delightful hour wandering around the theatre itself - a photographers dream. Lovely cafe and a really nice exhibition/film.

Visited December 2012
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“Not so much of a garden visit as I thought it might be....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Amazing place and a lasting legacy to the lady who created it .... privileged or not she put in a lot of hard labour......!!

After reading about it in 'The Garden' - I just had to visit......

A little disappointed the garden area wasn't a little bigger - but in truth the whole experience was a great one - bearing in mind it was January I was still impressed with the fauna and flora. Don't forget to make the most of the garden area immediately outside admissions - something to do after your visit to the main event!

Visited January 2013
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“Unique experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Minack is a wonderfully dramatic setting with a great story behind it. The gardens are gorgeous too.

Visited May 2012
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Luton England
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“Beautiful Minack Theatre”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Have visited Cornwall many times but only this year got to visit this wonderful site. What I had been missing! This amazing place! Built by a lady with a lifetime dream, still working on it until she died at the age of 91 I believe. Built on the lines of a Roman amphitheatre, surrounded by a turquoise sea and blue, blue skies (on my day) it was spectacular. After entering the building, there was a filmed commentary and pictures and story telling everywhere. Entry was only four pounds. If you are ever in Penzance, don't miss it!

Visited August 2012
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Penzance
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“Truly Stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

The views from this theatre are second to none. Probably the most stunning theature in the whole country. The play was also terrific, and the staff were very friendly and helpful in directing us to our seat. Very busy so would suggest booking tickets in advance!

Visited January 2013
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