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The best beach ever!

Arrived early by boat, brought the 3 dogs to run free and swim☺ The bank is huge this year, plenty... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
Disappearing Island

Accessible only by boat. Keep an eye on your boat so it doesn't get stuck on land as the tide goes... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2017
Patricia K
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 Aug 2018
“The best beach ever!”
8 Oct 2017
“Disappearing Island”
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Arrived early by boat, brought the 3 dogs to run free and swim☺ The bank is huge this year, plenty of space to roam. Best experience is lying on the warm sand as the cool water fills in with the air bubbling up!

Thank Mrsdrysand
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Accessible only by boat. Keep an eye on your boat so it doesn't get stuck on land as the tide goes out! People of all ages visit. Bring Frisbees, football, volley ball, floats, small grill...all good during lower tide. Please be sure to leave nothing...More

2  Thank Patricia K
Reviewed September 19, 2016

warning this place is only accessible via your own boat, this sand bar is dry only during LOW tide. SO dock you boat and make note of when the tide comes in! be careful as it does drop off to a deep area. in some...More

2  Thank Matthew M
Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

A hidden gem off of Long Beach. You would never know you were just a 1/2 mile off shore. The sand bar is only accessible during low tide and is a slice of heaven.

1  Thank caramcneany
Reviewed February 10, 2016

Beautiful. Available by boat only--- and mid to low tide only. Can get a little crowded weekends----bliss on most weekdays.

Thank BOB796
Reviewed February 3, 2016

Brown's Bank a freak of Nature, a 1 mile square sugar sand and hard packed bottom of the ocean that' miraculously appears as the tide turns in the approach to Plymouth Harbor, for those who have enjoyed it for years locals mostly a hidden Gem,...More

Thank Bobby A
Reviewed October 3, 2015

Phenomenal Day at the Beach! This is about as cool as it gets on a Hot Summer day!! The view is to Die For and it is great for the both the kids as well as adults to just relax and have fun

Thank LRN1
Reviewed September 19, 2015

Simply the best beach in Plymouth when it is there All controlled by the tide Soft sand great people and tons of fun You must have a boat to get there.One downfall is the tide does not always cooperate with your plans for the day

Thank Coleen K
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Brown's Bank is a sandbank in Plymouth bay, which appears at low tide. It can only be reached by boat and travel to and fro must be planned according to tide and how much water your boat draws. If you are planning on giving it...More

1  Thank Hedi W
Reviewed June 26, 2013

A hoot. Simply a low-tide sand bar that you need a boat to visit. Annual 'golf tournament' at the right tide.

3  Thank funkynana
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Response from BOB796 | Reviewed this property |
Great place for experienced kyakers-- if tides not right, explore along Plymouth Beach, Plymouth Harbor, Kingston & Duxbury Bays, including Clark's Island and Saquish ---- all beautiful. Caution: stay out of channels & be... More