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Minack Theatre

Porthcurno | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
+44 1736 810181
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Highlight of our visit to Cornwall

I had been to Minack before (over 40 years ago!) so I had a rough idea of what to expect. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Emerlist
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Went in to see when a shown was on. Staff still really friendly, only a £1 to view from top, still... read more

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Tim V
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Tamarac, Florida
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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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+44 1736 810181
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had been to Minack before (over 40 years ago!) so I had a rough idea of what to expect. We checked the weather forecast and ordered tickets for an afternoon matinee in two days time. You get the choice of lower terrace for £14...More

Thank Emerlist
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went in to see when a shown was on. Staff still really friendly, only a £1 to view from top, still worth it.

Thank Tim V
Reviewed 2 days ago

OMG! What can I say, the most amazing place Beautiful views We got there early & we able to listen to the guide (Billy Rawlings) tell us how the original Billy & Rowena Cade created the Minack by hand !!!! Got to go behind the...More

Thank jens1966
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was one of the places on top of my To Do list in Cornwall and i was not disappointed. It has some really lovely views overlooking Porthcurno beach and the coast. The actual Theatre itself is very beautiful too. We visited the exhibition telling...More

Thank cristina H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth going too. What an amazing place. Better than I thought it would be. Love to see a performance there

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited with my wife and a couple of friends to see Cyrano de Bergerac. Performance was good and the lead actor was clearly the star. It was a fairly cold September evening but we took plenty of clothing, water proofs and blankets PLUS wine and...More

2  Thank Terry H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning place overlooking the ocean with amazing views. We went during the day and we're able to explore the place at our leisure. It was very busy even though it is nearing the end of season and parking seems to be quite limited but...More

1  Thank roycooper1
Reviewed 4 days ago

My partner and I came here to see Cyrano De Bergerac. We unwittingly arrived an hour early only to find that that is the best time to arrive as it takes over an hour to get everybody seated. A beautiful setting though, with a backdrop...More

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Minack theater was outstanding, and when you see how it was built and who bye you will be amazed. The views are superb and the show we were lucky enough to see was fantastic. Ticket to the show cost between £10 & £14 each...More

Thank david1966
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been many times well worth a visit the views are spectacular go prepared they rarely cancel a performance regardless of weather conditions

Thank GARRY H
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donnabrackenridge
20 September 2017|
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Response from Andy F | Reviewed this property |
We did go earlier and were let in on production of our performance tickets for later that evening.
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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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