Welcome to Pembroke
Picture panoramic views of pastoral beauty and charm
Perched between Boston and Cape Cod, Pembroke is a quintessential New England town in the best sense of the term. The town is quiet and steeped in history, giving the whole area a distinct pastoral, rural charm. The beach is only a short drive away, while Pembroke itself is home to a wide array of verdant green space and water features, particularly marshes, lakes, and ponds. These water sources have given Pembroke a unique spot in the culture of Massachusetts marine life, making the location one of the state’s best fishing locations.
Interspersed throughout the town are forests, cranberry bogs, lakes, shimmering ponds, and quaint farms. It all mingles to give Pembroke a quaint, quiet, historic vibe in addition to its modern luxuries. Blossoming from a small rural community into the luxurious neighborhood it is today, Pembroke has more than natural beauty: its home architecture makes the tree-lined streets all the more attractive. With newer, luxury estates pulling elements from Colonial, Georgian, ranch, and other styles in addition to historic homes, there’s more than enough architectural charm to go around. For a quiet atmosphere, natural beauty, and pastoral charm, look no further than Pembroke.
Things to Love
- Shining water features throughout the town
- Above-average schools
- Easy access to other top destinations of the South Shore and Boston area
- Natural surroundings mixed with suburban appeal
- Rich history
- Home to a close-knit community
Enveloped by an alluring atmosphere, Pembroke is home to just under 20,000 residents. Enough to maintain its close community without overrunning its small-town charm, the area comes to life with festivals and events, plus public amenities such as libraries. Beyond that, the gorgeous natural scenery offers more than a view; parks, recreation, hiking, and beautiful walking trails all await Pembroke residents. Greenery is never more than a few feet away. A typical Pembroke lifestyle consists of the outdoors, a short distance from the beachfront, and more. Residents love this area for its close-knit community and historic, pastoral ambiance.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
From New England charm to world-renowned brands, Pembroke has more than enough options to satisfy any resident. Fine dining and casual eateries alike thrive here.
With a history almost as rich as Massachusetts itself, Disch’s Tavern
is a local favorite for its wide selection of delicious food, which ranges from kid’s pizza to great wines to expertly-prepared steaks. For a different, yet still great, atmosphere, try the outdoor seating at Mother Anna’s
, which boasts seafood and cheerful service.
Simple foods cooked with the finesse of top-tier chefs make gather
a destination for any Pembroke foodies. And of course, you can’t provide a snapshot of Pembroke’s best dining experiences without mentioning the Blacksmith Tavern
. With exquisite dishes served by warm, cheerful staff in pleasant environs, this tavern lives up to its motto: “your new favorite tavern.”
Things to Do
The great outdoors beckons, while other activities such as festivals or museums are available throughout the year.
Hidden Hollow Farm
is famous for its horseback riding, verdant natural scenery, and great views for leaf-peeping, not to mention summer programs and birthday parties. Or, for a true glimpse of nature, head out on foot or canoe to the Tucker Preserve
. With glittering rivers and deep green forests, there’s always something beautiful to glimpse. Another fun excursion is to visit the wet woodlands and forests, and plan a day to hike or stroll throughout Canoe Club Preserve