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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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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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Fantastic show for small children

We had a brilliant time here today. The theatre is just breathtaking and we watched a fantastic production of Tempest in a teacup with John Brolly storyteller. Our 6 and 4 year... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We had a brilliant time here today. The theatre is just breathtaking and we watched a fantastic production of Tempest in a teacup with John Brolly storyteller. Our 6 and 4 year olds loved it and we did as much as them. Stunning place.

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A must see by anyone going to Cornwall. It's an amazing place to see. You will not be disappointed. Has a little shop and little restaurant

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Thank Liz H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

A fantastic experience, blue sea, Sun and rain and laughs a plenty and a great production team. Great for all ages, heed advice given re waterproofs and enjoy a great couple of hours.

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Thank Tracy P
Delabole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have visited The Minack Theatre several times to see plays and to show it to visiting friends. Always an excellent experience. Well worth a visit if in the area and, if you can, well worth seeing a play here too. Very atmospheric.

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Thank Ross E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the Minack theatre to watch a Midsummer Night's dream, it was the perfect backdrop for the play. The weather was typically British with a little rain so I would recommend you come prepared. There are cushions available to hire which was very handy and hot food being sold which was lovely. I would aim to get there early... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stunning location! Enjoyed the show and the wonderful views over the channel. The show was ok but it's the amazing venue that makes it special no matter what is showing.

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Thank Mike P
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Go for it. Just go for it. On a warm and sunny day, there is nothing that gives a better view to the eye. Watching a play with the sea as a backdrop - it just does not get better than that on a holiday trip.

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Thank AvinashBajaj
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I highly recommend to people who love theatre. A brilliant view of the sea with sometimes spotting of seals. Highly, highly recommend.

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Thank Hollytaylor01
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place should be on the must visit list -- just for the views itself! The backdrop is fantastic even without any shows on. We couldn't get any tickets for the actual show -- they sell out really fast! Still, we decided to go there on a Sunday afternoon for a visit and one of the best decisions we made... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Minack Theatre is well worth a visit both when there is a performance and also when there is none. This place, created by the late Rowena Cade, is quite magical. If visiting for a performance, it is VERY advisable to book in advance so as to avoid disappointment. If you are lucky, as we have been on several occasions,... More 

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