Visit the Minack

Advance booking essential 1 Sep 2021 - 5 Nov 2021
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Our priority is to ensure the wellbeing of all our staff and visitors.  Some parts of our service have been altered to help you feel safe and comfortable.  You may find you are queueing longer than usual and we ask you to be patient and to help us by respecting social distancing. 

We recommend the wearing of face coverings when moving around the theatre, using our toilet facilities and on entering and leaving the premises.  For more information, please see our Got a question? page.

Moving Heaven & Earth

Look out for actor Mark Harandon, who recreates the character of Rowena Cade's gardener, Billy Rawlings, and shares stories of working with Miss Cade and how the Minack was built.  

Moving Heaven & Earth happens on Saturdays at 10.30am, 11.30am and 12.30pm.  If you want to be sure of catching Billy - please contact the Box Office.

© Lynn Batten

How your visit may be different this year

What is open?  
The theatre auditorium and the gardens are all open to the public.  The Rowena Cade Exhibition is also open (this is an indoor space where social distancing will apply).  Light refreshments will be available to take away from the Terrace Coffee Shop and the Shack in the car park and there will be a small selection of gifts and plants for sale near the entrance.  The theatre toilets will also be open.

What will not be available?
Our main gift shop and café are currently closed. 

Book a guided tour
Enjoy a guided tour of the theatre.  There are several different tours to choose from, check them out on our Tours page.

Dial up an audio tour
Access our online audio tour on your phone to guide you round the theatre at your own pace.  

You must book in advance 
To help us keep you safe and enable social distancing, you must book a time slot for your visit in advance. You can book online or by phone (see below for our box office hours).

If you are a few minutes late arriving, don’t worry, you can be admitted to the theatre within 30 minutes after the time on your ticket.  (If you arrive outside this time interval we cannot guarantee admittance.)

Once inside the theatre you are welcome to spend as long here as you like – but do check our closing times, as there are performances on some days which mean we will close early.

What to expect when you get here
Our priority is to ensure that everyone has a great experience at our beautiful theatre. It remains a priority to protect the wellbeing of all our staff and visitors to help you feel safe and comfortable during your visit.  There may be times when you have to queue - we ask you to be patient and respectful of other visitors and our staff. We will also continue to recommend the wearing of face coverings in our indoor spaces as appropriate.

On arrival
When you arrive you will be met by one of our staff, who will check you have booked and direct you to a parking space.  Please note that the tarmac carpark is only available for disabled badge holders. All other visitors will be asked to park in one of the grass carparks.  Parking is for the duration of your visit only.  We request that you remove your car from the carpark immediately after your visit, to enable us to accommodate other visitors.

Entrance
The main entrance to the theatre is in the south west corner of the tarmac car park.  You may have to queue for admission to the theatre.  Visitors needing step-free access should make this clear when booking tickets and they will be directed to this entrance on arrival.

Food and drink
Hot and cold drinks and light snacks will be available as takeaway items from the information shack in the carpark and the takeaway outlets inside the theatre.

Toilets
The toilets inside the theatre are available to visitors. We ask visitors to use the hand sanitiser provided and wear face coverings, if possible, while in the toilet building.

Gift shop
Our indoor gift shop is not open, but we are selling a limited range of items at the entrance to the theatre.

Making payments
We ask all visitors to respect our cashless and paperless system.

Got a question?

You will find answers to a lot of frequently asked questions here.  If you need further information, please call our box office.  

The box office is open 10am - 4pm daily (and until 7pm when there is an evening performance).

01736 810181

Access

If you have special Access requirements, visit our Accessibility page or contact us with your questions.

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We are meeting the Industry Standard for following government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, having a Risk Assessment in place and a process to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing