Sun, Sand and Surf – there are so many fun summer activities in and around Wenham, Massachusetts. Some of our favorite summer activities to recommend to our customers here at the Wenham Tea House are the miles of beautiful beaches just minutes from our store. Singing Beach, Cranes Beach and Rices Beach are among our most favorites.
- Singing Beach on Beach Street in Manchester-By-The-Sea is just a short walk from the public parking areas at the bottom of Beach Street. Singing Beach has a well-equipt bath house and snack bar. The top parking area is reserved for resident parking but allows for easy drop off at the beach edge for others. The sand and dunes on Singing Beach makes a special “singing” sound when visitors walk on the dry sandy areas. Once you have arrived at Singing Beach, you will enjoy beautiful views and almost a 1/2 mile of pristine sand to enjoy swimming, reading or just relaxing.
- Crane Beach – is one the Northeast’s most spectacular beaches on Argilla Road in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Miles of shoreline and the beautiful sand dunes will greet you at Crane Beach. There are over 5 miles of dunes to explore. Crane Beach is also among the world’s most important nesting sites for piping plovers, a threatened bird that was nearly hunted to extinction in the 19th century for its eggs and feathers. Crane Beach has been nationally recognized for its successful shorebird protection program. The bath house, picnic area and store are amenities that provide for an easy day at the beach. While you are there visit the Crane Estate where you can explore the amazing views and extensive grounds.
- Lynch Park in Beverly, Massachusetts is a beautiful location for a beach day, picnic, free concert or volleyball game with friends. Lynch Park offers, bathrooms and a beautiful playground for children. One of the most beautiful features of this seashore park is the sunken Italian Rose Garden. Many an outdoor wedding has been performed in this amazing area. Lynch Park was once part of the Taft Administrations summer housing but is now owned by the City of Beverly, Massachusetts. A nominal fee is charged for non residents for parking.
Enjoy at day at one of the regions fantastic beaches. Don’t forget to come visit us at the Tea House after a day in the sun!.