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Minack Theatre

Porthcurno | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
+44 1736 810181
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Stormy beauty

We visited out of season in a force 8 gale! The sea was magnificent, with long rolling white topped... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
NightScents
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Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
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Simply Stunning

This theatre is an absolute must see. You have a fantastic view of the sea whilst watching the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anita C
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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.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Porthcurno | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited out of season in a force 8 gale! The sea was magnificent, with long rolling white topped waves. We climbed around the theatre having a look behind the scenes in the lashing rain. It was beautiful and exhilarating, we came in from the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This theatre is an absolute must see. You have a fantastic view of the sea whilst watching the play. The Minack Theater is a must for anyone lucky enough to be visiting this wonderful part of the country. The staff go way beyond their call...More

Thank Anita C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most stunning places i have been to. If you can you need to visit here! Take your time and enjoy!

Thank Sarndra O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The theatre itself is beautifull and well maintained. A beautifull legacy of the woman who made the theatre mostly by herself. Sadly i haven't seen a show in the theatre and i only visited it during the day. During the day it is absoluty crowded,...More

Thank Michel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To watch a shoe here as the sunsets is amazing. Remember to wrap up extra warm and bring something to sit on.

Thank SJ1248
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a unique attraction which must be seen! With the history of the creation of the theatre, added to the fact it is still being used for productions, the theatre is a one of a kind experience. When we visited Storm Brian was...More

Thank Jonny186298
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply incredible - the most amazing location & so wonderful to see Rowena Cade’s brainchild so lovingly cared for. It defies belief how someone could think the create a theatre here - it’s a magical place.

Thank CKeane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this and WOW OH WOW! Absolutely stunning views, my opinion better than abroad. The gardens were kept looking very well kept and we watched the video about Rowena and how she started it all and had help. We were very lucky with the...More

Thank Mariewiltshire
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I found out about this place on tripadvisor. I love ancient history and culture and as it looked similar style we decided to go. It looked even more amazing that I expected. The view was absolutely breathtaking. We didn't see a show there as we...More

Thank Asik4
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Absolutely loved this - beautiful theatre and amazing gardens especially if you're a fan of succulents. Friendly staff. Please don't be put off if you can't co-ordinate your visit with a production - they are mostly am-dram - the star of show will always be...More

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donnabrackenridge
20 September 2017|
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Response from Beverley A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but we only went during the day so can't answer your question.
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Judith W
27 August 2017|
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Response from Minackman93 | Property representative |
Yes, there is one public toilet in our grass car park, and a block of toilets for customers inside the theatre.
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maggie445
24 August 2017|
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Response from Minackman93 | Property representative |
We do recommend you bring something as our seats are either concrete or grass. We hire back rests at £1, but they are not hugely padded so you could bring a cushion to go inside the hired backrest! Hope this helps and we... More
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