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Review of Minack Theatre

Minack Theatre
Ranked #1 of 63 things to do in Penzance
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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.
Belleville, Illinois
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“Awesome place you must visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

If you can work this into a visit to Cornwall, I wouldn't pass it by. We wandered all over the seats and stage, and I think this could be the best view in Cornwall. What a visionary to see a theatre in a cliff and make it happen.

Visited October 2012
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“Absolutely stunning”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2012 via mobile

A stunning place although we didn't go into the theater itself as we visited late in the day. We walked down a small path at the sides and the view was breath taking! I wouldn't let my two young children go too far down the path so its definitely adults only! Worth the look of your brave enough.

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Gloucestershire
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“A little piece of heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2012

October 27th - brilliantly blue skies, no clouds, VERY cold but simply stunning today. My favourite place in Cornwall. We listened to 'Billy Rawlings' give his account of the Minack's conception and construction with his boss, Rowena Cade - very knowledgeable actor, and engaged his little audience beautifully! The exhibition is informative yet not too much to take in. I go here every time I go to Cornwall!

Visited October 2012
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Newcastle
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“Unusual attraction”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2012

Wow - we were astounded at the construction of the site, the gorgeous views & the rock garden. It wasn't expensive & was totally unique. Would highly recommend a visit.

Visited June 2012
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Windsor, Berkshire
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“Wonderful and Inspiring!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2012

I have been to Minack several times now and am still inspired by its beauty, and by its creator Rowena Cade. I went there once in the 80s, before you had to pay to go in, and was lucky enough to see a company rehearsing South Pacific.

The wonderful theatre is complemented by the beautiful coastline of Porthcurno bay.

Everyone should visit this unique place.

Visited September 2012
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