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Perfect for sunsets, and little kids! Our favorite was pizza on Friday nights watching the sunset!

Having lived in Lanesville just above Plum Cove Beach, we found this to be the perfect beach spot... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
allyo511
Residents only

No parking for guests. Spoke to police about this and they confirmed it's a resident only beach... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Brian O
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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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One of the better small Gloucester beaches.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
3 Mar 2018
“Perfect for sunsets, and little kids! Our favorite was pizza on Friday nights watching the sunset!”
7 May 2017
“Small Beach”
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Reviewed 3 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

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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.

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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
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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

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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
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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
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Reviewed 5 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
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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
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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
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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
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