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Minack Theatre

Porthcurno | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
+44 1736 810181
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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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“rowena cade” (256 reviews)
“porthcurno beach” (214 reviews)
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Porthcurno | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
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"rowena cade"
in 256 reviews
"evening performance"
in 91 reviews
"porthcurno beach"
in 214 reviews
"the cliff"
in 246 reviews
"lower terrace"
in 48 reviews
"warm clothes"
in 45 reviews
"unique experience"
in 70 reviews
"stunning location"
in 84 reviews
"bucket list"
in 58 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 42 reviews
"overlooking the sea"
in 44 reviews
"magical place"
in 70 reviews
"car park"
in 177 reviews
"sunny day"
in 101 reviews
"visiting cornwall"
in 50 reviews
"steep steps"
in 60 reviews
"lands end"
in 93 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic visit, stunning, breathtaking taking views, a wonderful visit. Unbelievable value for money. Amazing! Can’t wait to visit again!

Thank lindaburns4
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a treat it was to find this place.I wont go through the background to how and why the Theatre was created as this is a great story in itself. Suffice to say it was one of our highlights in our trip to Cornwall. The...More

Thank Where2gonext60
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazed at how this attraction was literally carved by hand out of the Cornish landscape by Rowena Cade, starting in the 1930s. We didn’t attend a performance, but visited and had a good look around. Be advised there is a £5 entrance fee - I...More

Thank oldfart2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful (if not the most) places I’ve visited in England. It is so romantic and the landscape inspires to play with your camera or your artist set. It has a coffee shop. Definitely want to come back for a...More

Thank Lauis25
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Minack many times as I have family nearby. I am not going any more due to how it has changed. There is a £5 charge to get in just to see it at all, or to access the cafe or the shop....More

2  Thank Stretchosaurus
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here three times now, had free tickets this time, otherwise it will cost you £5.00, fantastic place to see, if you can go out of season its not quite so manic, this is a must see.

Thank NoahBirmingham
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Minackman93, Manager at Minack Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the 5 star review Noah - we are delighted that you made use of our 12 month free readmission for this visit!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon at this not so little gem in Cornwall. This is a must see amphitheatre nestled in the cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Would have loved to have watched a performance I’ve heard it is amazing. They have preserved this gem so...More

Thank Sykers
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Revisited after 20 years and got locked in at 4 pm when it shut. Had to find a gate to open and exit. No one from the ticket office came to tell us. They must have assumed we were part of the amateur dramatic group...More

2  Thank Valenst
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Minackman93, Manager at Minack Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're really sorry about this - the staff should have realised you were still in the theatre.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view into one persons amazing vision and determination - would love to come and see a production here - coffee shop is great too

Thank 68ProvidenceKB
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit the theatre as it sounded like an interesting spot for a cold and fresh February afternoon. It was amazing and far exceeded our expectations. What an inspirational person Rowena was. The theatre is unexpected and when they say it’s on the...More

Thank Tillytrots1
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13 February 2018|
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Response from Minackman93 | Property representative |
Yes to visit when there are no shows on, but not to watch a performance as there simply isn't space in the theatre.
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JanetM08
15 January 2018|
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Response from reg m | Reviewed this property |
The best way is check it out on line for times and prices ect
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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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