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Minack Theatre

Porthcurno | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
+44 1736 810181
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Wonderful show, beautiful place: but helps if you're a mountain goat!

Getting there was interesting because of the nature of the roads, i.e. very winding and narrow... read more

Reviewed today
Sandiwin
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Cornwall

Just awesome - the story behind how this amazing theatre was created will blow your mind! My 7... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Derek D
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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 today

Getting there was interesting because of the nature of the roads, i.e. very winding and narrow: can't be helped as that is part of the attraction of the area! At the car park I asked about as flat a pathway to the venue as possible...More

Thank Sandiwin
Reviewed yesterday

Just awesome - the story behind how this amazing theatre was created will blow your mind! My 7 year old also was taken aback. After visiting you can take the steep staircase down to Porthcurno beach.

Thank Derek D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited for story telling the view was breathtaking and the theatre is set up very well so all can have great view and hear well. Snacks and drinks available and also a lovely gift shop. The show will go regardless of the weather so take...More

Thank brockls
Reviewed yesterday

This theathre is beautifully located. The surrounding area is truly breathtaking. The outdoor theatre itself is stunning and worth the visit. It would be better to visit while they have a show or performance. The history of the theatre is very interesting and it is...More

Thank Dia_Carstens
Reviewed yesterday

We went to see Kiss me Kate at this theatre, a matinee performance, the feeling on entering was breathtaking, the theatre itself, the history of the place and the amazing sea views are all breathtaking, we went on a beautiful sunny day, the play was...More

Thank Lynda G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to see a matinee performance at this beautiful theatre (Comedy of Errors by the wonderful Derby Shakespeare Company). Recommend hiring a backrest for £1 and bring a cushion to make your theatre experience more comfortable. Staff are friendly and facilities are...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Simply stunning location on the cliff edge. It rained the night we were there but that didn't spoil what is a truly magical and one off experience. We saw 'Treasure Island' - which I'd compare to a very good am dram production - but in...More

Thank newmaldenfamily
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on an evening the weather said it was going to rain all afternoon and all evening armed with everything to keep us dry and fingers crossed it was not cancelled. Well they were wrong we had a fab night watching Treasure Island with...More

Thank Georgielovestotravel
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is awesome place. you can pass full day surly if it's sunny :-) just watch Sea waves & breathe taking natural beauty & live performance. This was surly 1st attraction in my list of Cornwall but when we went there, we were not aware...More

Thank Prashant K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have to go and the only Outdoor theatre built into the side of a granite cliff. The beach beside the theatre is a good place to cool off after the walk.

Thank Warren O
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0014600
12 August 2017|
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Response from Minackman93 | Property representative |
As the other reviewers have said, yes, we are open when there isn't a performance. Entrance fee is £5. Please check our website though for the times, as we have more daytime performances at this time of the year so these... More
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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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