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Minack Theatre

Porthcurno | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
+44 1736 810181
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Incredible outdoor theatre/amphitheater

Simply incredible - the most amazing location & so wonderful to see Rowena Cade’s brainchild so... read more

Reviewed yesterday
CKeane
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London, United Kingdom
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Absolutely Stunning!!

We visited this and WOW OH WOW! Absolutely stunning views, my opinion better than abroad. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mariewiltshire
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South West England, 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.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Porthcurno | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
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Reviewed yesterday 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 days 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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

1  Thank racheldH5841TS
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to visit the Minack Theatre last minute, I'm not one for crowds so was aprehensive but the site was well managed, parking easy and it was such a pleasure to see this attraction. Carved from the cliffside by a visionary early in the...More

Thank Richard O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many decades ago a woman and her gardener decided to create one of the most unique performance spaces in the world. As we climbed over the "seats" and explored every nook and cranny, we were almost speechless that a few human beings could create such...More

Thank FineMind
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For any visitor to Cornwall, the Minack Theatre is an essential port of call. Probably rating amongst the top ten unusual theatre and performing spaces in the world, there is nothing more saifying than to see a play, opera or music event at this venue...More

Thank V9372ZAdavidg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best Theatre to go to for a WOW experience, wrap up warm or cover up from the sun depending on the weather, take a picnic and just enjoy the atmosphere

Thank Terri1965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to get last minute tickets to the afternoon performance of the Minack's Last Night of the Proms, and despite the rain and wind during the first half, the St Charles Brass band and their energetic conductor played a magnificent programme whilst...More

Thank Pennie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breathtaking views out over the sea, down to Porthcurno Beach and a live show at night, what more can a tourist want. An afternoon visit to the theatre site and garden, a walk around on stage, a quick pasty and a cold drink, and then...More

Thank Andrew B
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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
28 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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