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.
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.
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!
Littlehampton tourist information
Littlehampton is home to superb sandy award-winning beaches, a bustling marina and harbour and stunning contemporary architecture. Located on England's sunny south coast Littlehampton in West Sussex 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, family friendly Harbour Park and the unique seafront Long Bench, with it's engraved messages. Why not book a personal message for yourself or a loved one?
The fast flowing River Arun divides East and West Beaches and there is always something to watch and enjoy, even if its' just soaking up that fresh air and sunshine
Stay on the east side for all you'd expect from a family seaside resort, or head to West Beach Local Nature Reserve – a Site of Special Scientific Interest, with its own car park, and a great Cafe with stunning views, right on the beach!
You can enjoy sailing, diving and fishing on the River Arun or simply take in the views from a riverside restaurant or café.
Many of Littlehampton’s annual events take place on the seafront or around the harbour including Armed Forces Day and Waterfront Festival 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.
Make sure you call into one of the many businesses around the town to meet the locals and pick local tourist information to help make the most of your visit.
Plan your visit, and check out the weather, tides, bus, trains and traffic, by taking time to get to know the website pages