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Small Beach

On 127 from Gloucester to Rockport is the intimate beach of Plum Cove, Given that Cape Ann has... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Gonzology
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North Adams, Massachusetts
Plum Cove Beach - great for kids

This is a smaller beach. It is a great place to bring the kids as it is small enough to keep your... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Seasonal_Newbie-2016
,
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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One of the better small Gloucester beaches.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“small beach” (5 reviews)
“plums” (8 reviews)
“hermit crabs” (2 reviews)
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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 14 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 21 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 27 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
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Hidden gem next to sleepy little neighborhood containing a coffee shop, crepe maker, liquor store and friendly folk. Tide was out, will come back again when it's in. Beautiful drive from Beverly.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 16 June 2016

plum cove beach is on the way to the outpost of lanesville............a small beach right on the annisquam . gorgeous views across ipswichbay to wingarsheek beach. a small sandy beach is a good size to keep your eye on the little ones.......ball field across the...More

Thank phantom26
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We call it "the baby beach" because it's small and curves around, so you can keep an eye on the little ones. Also, due to rock outcroppings, it's fun to explore the interesting shoreline. Gorgeous place to watch the sunset. Easy parking. Just pull over...More

Thank ellengloucester
Reviewed 6 February 2016

If your child needs to explore then this is the beach where they can do this and is small enough for you to relax while they do. It is one of the best beaches in the area.

Thank nanagrace
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I grew up coming to this cove & now my children play on this beach!! very quiet and relaxing!! Great place for families to find hermit crabs and explore the shore!!! Love this place

Thank Cathy A
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This is a very small beach that offers lots of privacy. Not even very crowded on Labor Day. The rocks on the sides make it look very European.

Thank Anita B
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