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“Truly Stunning”
Review of Minack Theatre

Minack Theatre
Ranked #1 of 66 things to do in Penzance
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Penzance
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Truly Stunning”
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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Penzance, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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“unbeatable experience”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

perfect cliff-top setting, admission can be pricey but excellent exhibition & film & stunning theatre hewn from the cliff with surprisingly few modern comforts. Hostage to the weather - take warm weather gear whatever time of year. prepare to be entertained against a backdrop of blue sea & basking seals

Visited October 2012
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Penzance, United Kingdom
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“Wow!!!”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Great place to visit, although alot of steps to manage. The view from the theatre is breath taking, looking out to sea. It is open air, set high into the cliffs and hosts open air plays on set dates. There is also a small cafe which serves light snacks and drinks. Worth a visit

Visited May 2012
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Unique - a must see open air theatre on a cliff”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

This place is magic - a real one off. We went on a November day when there was no production but you can pay a small fee to wander round the auditorium, and even in those circumstances it is captivating - it must be fantastic indeed on a summer's evening when there is a production on.

The views are lovely, the history of how the place came about is well explained on story boards and is very interesting. There is also a small cafe with great views where you can get a refreshing cuppa and a snack.

It is a little bit off the beaten track but well worth the trouble going.
Highly recommended

Visited November 2012
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Amazing, a must do.”
Reviewed January 4, 2013 via mobile

Totally amazing place an unforgetable experience. If in cornwall again will definitely be returning. Remember 2 take a coat & maybe a blanket it goes get chilly. I visited in 2010 May but thought I should review.

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