La Patisserie 30 Church St, Winchester, MA01890 La Patisserie, an award-winning European bakery and cafe, has been in business since 1984. It features a variety of…More sweet offerings including handmade croissants, freshly baked breads and cakes for all occasions. The bakery is located on Church Street (near Waterfield Road) in Winchester Center, and you'll find free lot and on-street parking.
Brooks-Parkhurst Town Forest Sussex Rd & Briarwood Ln, Winchester, MA01890 This 28-acre wooded park is accessible from Ox Pasture or West Chardon Road. Surrounded by a residential area, be sure…More to look for the orange marks on the trees to verify that you're on the right path to take advantage of ample hiking opportunities. The Town Forest was given to the Brooks family during the 17th century fromby Charles I of England. After 300 years, the Town of Winchester acquired access to the majority of the park.
Muraco Field 33 Bates Rd, Winchester, MA01890 This park is perfectly situated behind Muraco Elementary School along Bates Road. The woodchip play area is nestled…More between a wooded area and the school. Children can play on the soccer fields or on the playground. With swings, slides and a jungle gym, this park always sees plenty of activity.
Elliot Park Main St & Lake St, Winchester, MA01890 This serene park is dedicated to Alfred Dykes Elliot for his tireless effort in the improvement and beautification of…More Winchester. It's located at the intersection of Lake Street, Main Street and Skillings Road. Even though it's a busy intersection, the park remains as quiet and peaceful as if it were an island in the middle of the ocean. From the edge of the park you can look across Wedge Pond and catch a glimpse of children swimming at Borggaard Beach. It's a pleasant walk to take with your family or a pet. Whatever you do, make sure to bring a camera; you never know when you might catch a glimpse of the family of swans or ducks that call this area their home.
If you enjoy fishing, then this is the spot for you. Located right off the side of Woodside Road, there is no better…More place to spend your Saturday mornings than at Winter Pond.
There are plenty of other fishermen at the edge of the pond trying to reel in the catch-of-the-day. There is no parking lot at the pond, but there is a limited amount of street parking. Just be sure to get there early if you want a spot.
Mount Pisgah Andrews Rd & Agawam Rd, Winchester, MA01890 This 11-acre wooded area is a good hiking spot. It is located at the very end of Andrews Road, and you can park your car…More at the end of the street. At the beginning of the trail, there is a steep incline, which is a little rocky, so be sure you come prepared. This trail is meant for true hikers, as the slope of the hills will be a slight challenge for some. But once you get to the top, it is well worth the trip for the view.