Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, Cornwall - Famous Clifftop Theatre.

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The Minack Theatre

Minack Theatre

Situated on the cliffs, just west of Porthcurno, the world-famous Minack open -air Theatre commands superb views across Porthcurno Bay , and distantly to the Lizard.
Performances by a variety of theatrical companies run from May to September ; in addition to which the Theatre is open daily for visitors and there is an Exhibition Centre , Coffee and Gift Shop.


  • Travel :- The Minack is about 3 miles from Sennen Cove. Follow the A30 towards Land`s End ; turning left onto the B3315 for Porthcurno. Proceed to Porthcurno , and continue up the steep hill at the bottom of Porthcurno Valley ; the entrance to the Minack is a clearly marked left turn at the top of the hill.
  • Performances are regularly fully booked , and it is wise to book in advance.
  • Evening performances can go on until 10.30pm, so it is wise to take warm clothing and a cushion to sit on !
  • Comprehensive facilities on site.
  • Daytime Visiting :-Adults £2.50, Young Person (12 -18) £1, Children free, Senior Citizens £1.80
  • Theatre ticket prices :-Adult £6.50 / 5.50 ; Children under 16 £3.25 / 2.75
  • Opening Hours :-9.00am to 5.30pm April to September ; 10am to 4pm October to March (Closed in the afternoons when there is a matinee performance).

For further details link to the Minack Website
Telephone The Minack Theatre Box Office on 01736 810181.

Brochures widely available locally.

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