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“Must see if you're in the area” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Minack Theatre

Minack Theatre
Ranked #1 of 63 things to do in Penzance
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Owner description: 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.
Prairie Village, Kansas
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“Must see if you're in the area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2012

Stunning views of the coast from the theater. Buses of tourists come in and out, so it may be busy during your visit. If you're feeling adventurous and have the time, take the path north from the theater down to the beach.

Visited September 2011
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“What a wonderful setting for a theatre.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2012

This is a unique theatre, built by Rowena Cade, with years of hard work & dedication. It shows many different productions through the year. It can also be visited without seeing a production, if so desired. It is wonderful on a warm sunny day. It is advisable to take warm clothing for evening performances.

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“Cold bums but fully entertained”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2012

Due to the weather down in the county this seems almost the worst of places to have an open air theatre, however get the weather right and the view is incredible, can not only appreciate the theatre but also the dramatic coastline, on a few occassions i have been lucky enough to spot basking sharks. Well worth a visit.

Visited August 2011
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“Awesome venue”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2012

This is an incredible place to visit because it is so ancient in its appearance yet only created in the 1930s by an amazing visionary. I can't imagine how amazing it must be to watch a play there. The view of the sea and the surrounding coves and cliffs are dramatic enough. A must see if you are in the vicinity.

Visited October 2011
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“Magical Minack”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2012

This is well worth a visit. On the way you will see the incredible Porthcurno Bay with it's golden sand and turquoise water. Well worth a wander on to. Car park right next to Theatre. Beautiful subtropical gardens and information centre inside along with a lovely little cafe. £4 entry as I write. The pathways down through the theatre are manageable but the seating is very steep so if you're unsteady on your feet don't go walking amongst the seating. As if on cue, the sun was out in full and it was like a summer's day when we visited and the backdrop of turqouise sparkling sea, golden sandy bay with ragged Logan Rock jutting out into the sea was breathtaking. What an inspiration and what a setting. Magical

Visited January 2012
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