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Minack Theatre

Porthcurno, 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” (270 reviews)
“porthcurno beach” (221 reviews)
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Porthcurno, Penzance TR19 6JU, England
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+44 1736 810181
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"rowena cade"
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"evening performance"
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"porthcurno beach"
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"the cliff"
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"lower terrace"
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"warm clothing"
in 44 reviews
"unique experience"
in 76 reviews
"stunning location"
in 86 reviews
"bucket list"
in 62 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 42 reviews
"overlooking the sea"
in 47 reviews
"car park"
in 193 reviews
"magical place"
in 71 reviews
"sunny day"
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"visiting cornwall"
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"views are amazing"
in 41 reviews
"steep steps"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a beautiful place to visit, made even more memorable by the sunshine. Rowena Cade was an amazing lady and an inspiration. Her hard work in building the theatre is shown in the beauty of the Minack, a definite labour of love

Thank bellydancingleopard
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our first visit to Minack Theatre, and we weren’t disappointed. I would strongly advise booking in advance. We were on holiday in Cornwall for a week, so were able to book online whilst still at home. We went for an evening show to see On...More

Thank HazzaNorfolk
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We attended "Candide", a Bernstein musical at the Minack Theatre. The setting is breathtaking - views out to sea and along the coast, we could see and hear the waves crashing onto the rocks beneath us, and watched cormorants skim the sea's surface and gulls...More

Thank Carolyn J
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning place and a must see if you are in the area. £5 entry fee to walk around, parking and amazing views are free.

Thank Iain T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A real must for anyone visiting “ far west “ Cornwall. The most perfect setting perched on the cliff overlooking the sea. The facilities are brilliant, and the staff are so friendly. We had a wonderfully evening .

Thank DorsetNick
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After a superb day at the porthcurno beach getting the record breaking heat we topped the evening off with Tom Stoppard ‘s Razzle at the Minack superbly done by a regional cast set against the beautiful back drop of the Cornish cliff-face in the late...More

Thank dlgrant2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came to see a performance of Candide on an afternoon in july. The theatre is quite fascinating being part of the rock itself. The seats have no back so you might get a bit tired. The sound was surprisingly good, and the orchestra was...More

Thank EllenChr
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In our trip around Cornish Peninsula we went to the Minack theatre it’s a place not to miss. The carpark is free and the access is very easy you can see from the pictures how it was made, We didn’t go to see a performance...More

Thank Leslie S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The theater, its idea, construction, the beauty and location all are very unique and beautiful. It seems difficult to accept that it was constructed by a lady. Must see.

Thank TahiraSajid
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Whilst on holiday we took an trip to see Candide at the theatre. We’ve been before and this time was more enjoyable as the weather was kind. Absolutely brilliant performance by all and we thoroughly enjoyed the night. The staff are so helpful even though...More

Thank Butlerfamily29
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Annie Z
3 July 2018|
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Response from terristar | Reviewed this property |
The Minack season ends usually in October as this is an outdoor theatre. I don't think there is any shows in winter.
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Emmacanpbell
29 June 2018|
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Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
You can go in to the theatre all year but they stop performances in September due to the weather.
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Elizabeth H
26 June 2018|
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Response from terristar | Reviewed this property |
Evening Shows started at 8pm ended at 10.45 prices upper terrace £10 lower terrace £14
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