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Minack Theatre

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

Amazing! The views are breathtaking! You could easily forget you are in the U.K.! Facilities are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rachdb1
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Kiss me Kate - open air

We drove down from Newquay to watch Kiss me Kate at the Minack - traffic was aweful so they delayed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peter H
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Porthcurno | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
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+44 1736 810181
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing! The views are breathtaking! You could easily forget you are in the U.K.! Facilities are good but difficult if you struggle with mobility!

Thank rachdb1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We drove down from Newquay to watch Kiss me Kate at the Minack - traffic was aweful so they delayed the start of the performance. I'm not a huge fan of musicals but this one was performed really well - a live band under a...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 2 days ago

The theatre is unique in location and design. The story of how 1 woman's drive to build this is incredible

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love theatres, West End shows etc and was a bit sceptical about seeing a performance in the open air. The place itself is amazing, brilliant views across the sea and coastline and the whole place planned out to a high standard. The staff were...More

Thank RubyWelsh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely view, and impressive work of a lady and her gardener! Bringing sand from the beach to make cement, I wonder if that would be allowed nowadays :)

Thank romain145
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had only seen this theatre in a documentary on TV and knew when we decided to visit Cornwall I had to see a performance there. I think I would have been prepared to buy tickets to watch paint dry but when I checked the...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is my second time i was here. 1ste in winter less people is more Nice. Must see. Nice location, small Road up there

Thank TF_WONJU
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is by far the most iconic theatre with a fantastic story of one womans vision. The location is a little remote to get to but well worth it. Just be careful when descending into the theatre as the steps are very steep, but once...More

1  Thank NorthenerAbroad
Reviewed 4 days ago

The whole area is stunning views out to sea. For a variety of reasons our day didn't work out. I hope yours is better but you should take note in case these things may affect you. we were driving from Newquay and tried to allow...More

Thank Lynne J
Minackman93, Manager at Minack Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Lynne - we're really sorry to hear this. We have been having problems with the public buses getting stuck in the lanes on one of the routes to the Minack. The map on our pamphlet and website does recommend to customers that they travel...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited here last week having booked tickets for the restoration comedy Nell Gwyn back in February this year. This place is very weather dependent and we were really lucky to pick a beautiful day with a glorious warm and still evening. The setting is...More

Thank ian239
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neaj29
10 July 2017|
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Response from Minackman93 | Property representative |
Yes, you can pick them up any time from the theatre - box office is open 10am to 8pm on performance days, 10am to 5pm at weekends.
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Lukemchale
9 July 2017|
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Response from Minackman93 | Property representative |
The previous answer is perfect! You can bring food and drink, but please pack it in something collapsible as space is very limited!
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sueandpip
6 July 2017|
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Response from Janet D | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are but really it is not a dog environment. Unless your dog is handbag size, do it a favour and leave it at home (not in the car - car park is exposed and very hot)
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