We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Plymouth, MA

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 10 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Best place on earth!

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 February 2016
caramcneany
,
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

10 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 10: English reviews
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
59 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 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 areas, Great for a picnic. once again you should be very familiar with bay and... More 

Helpful?
Thank boston_ma
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 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.

Helpful?
1 Thank caramcneany
Marshfield, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

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

Helpful?
Thank BOB796
Plymouth, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 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, I still think there is a shuttle run in the summer, it's a magical journey... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bobby A
Kingston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
58 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 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

Helpful?
Thank RJPSR1
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 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

Helpful?
Thank Coleen K
Level Contributor
69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 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 a try, follow a local, who knows where you can safely travel without getting stuck.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Hedi W
marco island fl
Level Contributor
146 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2013

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

Helpful?
2 Thank funkynana
Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Level Contributor
21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2013

We are faithful visitors every other weekend to this boaters paradise. If the tides worked in our favor, believe me it would be every weekend. The sand is sugary soft and the tidal island is huge so privacy is not an issue. The scenery is always awesome with 2 lighthouses in view, great sunsets and lots and lots of bikinis,... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Mark K
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2012

love it! great place to bring the dog...have a picnic...enjoy the sunset

Helpful?
Thank dstormy11

Travellers who viewed Brown's Bank also viewed

 

Been to Brown's Bank? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Brown's Bank and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Needham, Massachusetts
4 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Brown's Bank staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?