England's world records: the pick of the best

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Southend pier


Where would you find the world's longest pleasure pier? Or the world's first public museum? Or the world's oldest aquarium? In England of course! If you're planning a day out in England you might just stumble upon one of the country's world record-breaking attractions.

Southend Pier, Windsor Castle and Ironbridge have all been awarded World Record titles, and they're not the only famous sites to make it into Guinness's book of achievements. VisitEngland's Hall of Fame celebrates England's best claims to fame, allowing you to submit your own too. From the oldest football club in the world, to the world's most infamous serial killer.

Browse our roundup of England's world records below...

England's world records

England's world records


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