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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” (257 reviews)
“porthcurno beach” (215 reviews)
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Porthcurno | Cornwall, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
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+44 1736 810181
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"rowena cade"
in 257 reviews
"evening performance"
in 91 reviews
"porthcurno beach"
in 215 reviews
"the cliff"
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"lower terrace"
in 49 reviews
"warm clothes"
in 45 reviews
"unique experience"
in 71 reviews
"stunning location"
in 85 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 179 reviews
"sunny day"
in 100 reviews
"views are amazing"
in 41 reviews
"visiting cornwall"
in 50 reviews
"steep steps"
in 61 reviews
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Reviewed today

I was part of a stage production team for an amateur theatre company that performed War & Peace at Monaco over 40 years ago. As we were visiting Cornwall on a short break, we booked to see an evening show. It brought back many memories,...More

Thank martin m
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When you are in Cornwall this is definitely a place to visit. Well worth the 30% incline up the road if you are walking (even though it felt like 50%). Amazing views out over the sea. The theatre itself, wow. Won't say to much just...More

Thank LouieR085
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Reviewed yesterday

Minack Theatre is well worth the visit and yes, the drive down the one lane roads. Having just returned from a trip to the UK and found many (most?) places of this type charge a fee to visit as are the carparks, even in the...More

Thank DonegalEm
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited the Minack Theatre in Porthcurno about 30 years ago and decided to go back for another look. When we first visited, we just wanted to get a quick peep at it and this was easily done. Now the whole site has been surrounded...More

Thank Northern_Ibis
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth the drive down these goat tracks the British seem hell bent on calling roads. The theatre is magnificent in its own right, but add in the views of the coast and beaches it is nothing short of breath taking.

Thank john g
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and myself has been to the Minack theatre many times over the years, but this evening we took my 83 year old disabled mother to a performance of "before I wake". It was a fantastic evening, firstly before I talk about the performance....More

Thank Suzie M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited 25th May arrived at opening time and told we had the whole theatre to ourselves. It was truly amazing. The history of the theatre was fascinating and the views breathtaking. It was the highlight of our holiday. Compared to the prices for other tourist...More

Thank RMN1955
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went with my mum to see the Before I Wake matinee this afternoon and was able to also go in to see the theatre and exhibit beforehand. Amazing, simply amazing structure with an incredible view of the coast and the nearby beaches. During the gap...More

Thank Lynnem82
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really interesting place to visit with a fascinating history. Stunning views from theatre and café. Good food. We even saw dolphins. Nearby beach is beautiful and also has interesting history of being the starting place for cable to India in 1870! Free parking at top...More

Thank Della H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This should be on everyones list of places to see. Awesome feat of visionary ambition and successful achievement. AWE-SOME. Whether you attend a concert, a play or your visit to be amazed, you MUST go and see it. Narrow roads for access but large car...More

Thank SSB558
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Julie F
27 May 2018|
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Response from RMN1955 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know the answer to your question. What I do know is if you buy a ticket to look around the theatre with gift aid you can re enter anytime for a year for free. Hope this helps.
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Bridget W
5 May 2018|
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Response from Minackman93 | Property representative |
Hi. The show lasts for 90 minutes - there is no interval. Evening show should finish at 9pm. Hope this helps.
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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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