East Beach Café
This iconic seafront building was designed by 2012 Olympic Cauldron architect Thomas Heatherwick.
Bring your bucket and spade and enjoy great days out on Littlehampton East Beach or West Beach.
Watch the boats sail in and out of Littlehampton Harbour at the mouth of the River Arun.
Enjoy boating, cycling, sandcastle building, seaside amusement rides, wildlife watching, interactive museums and more!
At 324 metres long, this is the UK's longest bench! It winds its way between two striking metal shelters carrying messages from the public.
Littlehampton tourist information
Home to superb sandy award-winning beaches, a bustling marina and harbour and stunning contemporary architecture, Littlehampton, Sussex on England's sunny south coast is both the perfect place to enjoy a fun family holiday and take time out to relax.
This seaside town’s attractions include the famously unusual East Beach Café (named one of The Times' 20 best places to eat by the beach in 2013) and the attractive seafront Long Bench, as well as West Beach Local Nature Reserve – a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The Littlehampton Ferry will transport you between East and West Beaches during the summer, and you can enjoy sailing, diving and fishing on the River Arun or simply take in the views from a waterside restaurant or café.
Many of Littlehampton’s annual events take place on the seafront or around the harbour including summer Carnival and spectacular Bonfire and Fireworks event in October. In fact, there are so many things to do, you’ll definitely want to stay for longer! Why not book this year’s holiday or short break in a Littlehampton hotel, B&B or guest house?
Take a look at the Accessible Sussex by the Sea page if accessibility information and guidance is required.
The Look and Sea Visitor Centre, is home to the Visitor Information Centre located right by the river and walkway between the harbour and the town centre. Make sure you call in for lots of useful information to help make the most of your visit.