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Unexpected spot to relax and take in the view!

We recently stayed in Gloucester and just stumbled upon this little beach area. It’s a great little... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Bath, Pennsylvania
Beautiful secret beach!

Quaint little beach on Rt. 127just outside of Gloucester towards Rockport. It's small, but pretty... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
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One of the better small Gloucester beaches.
Gloucester, MA
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

We recently stayed in Gloucester and just stumbled upon this little beach area. It’s a great little spot where the locals come by with their dogs, and occasionally you may see some divers. The beach was clean and the houses surrounding the beach are beautiful....More

Thank Brewhound
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Quaint little beach on Rt. 127just outside of Gloucester towards Rockport. It's small, but pretty, has free parking, and is an enjoyable place to hang out with friends for a few hours. The actual beach area isn't very large, but it's not packed like Crane's...More

Thank 182jackw
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views, especially at sunset. Sandy. Good for swimming but not at low tide. Water is still cold. Convenient resident parking.

Thank PaulZCapeAnn
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Calm pristine beach for children and residents. Off street parking and great family picnic area. No fee and carry in and carry out what you bring.

2  Thank WingearsheekBeach
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Having lived in Lanesville just above Plum Cove Beach, we found this to be the perfect beach spot for families with small children. Adults and children will love swimming, exploring, and catching hermit crabs, and parents will love the enclosed sides and peace of mind...More

2  Thank allyo511
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

No parking for guests. Spoke to police about this and they confirmed it's a resident only beach. It looks like a great beach, but since the town isn't friendly towards guests, then I guess we'll never know.

2  Thank BrianPO311
Reviewed 7 May 2017

On 127 from Gloucester to Rockport is the intimate beach of Plum Cove, Given that Cape Ann has restructed private beaches and exoensive public ones tis is an alternatuve option. If yiou can find parking this is a good place to bathe. There are however...More

Thank Gonzology
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a smaller beach. It is a great place to bring the kids as it is small enough to keep your eyes on them. Waves are usually manageable. Not much parking - not sure if there is parking for visitors. May need a parking...More

Thank Seasonal_Newbie-2016
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Someone else here said the sunsets were "amazing". I agree! Not a bad way to cap off a tour of beautiful Cape Ann!

Thank wildacremark
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We stumbled upon this while out exploring with no particular place to go. This is definitely a local's area. There is a slight smell to the water here, but we had fun hanging out for a little while.

Thank PATravelingGal89
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