Guinness World Records 2021

All aboard Guinness World Records 2021 for a life-changing journey of discovery! Our action-packed cover offers just a taste of what’s inside the world’s best-selling annual book. Read on to find out what you can expect from this year's edition.

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Look inside

Take a sneak peek inside this year's edition, with a handpicked selection of some of our favourite pages


Discovery Challenge

How quickly can you find 10 record-breakers in this year's incredible new cover art?

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Buzz Aldrin inducted into the Guinness World Records hall of fame

Hall of Fame

Read more about the game-changing achievements of the 11 new inductees into the Guinness World Records Hall of Fame.

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See the solar system come to life with augmented reality

Augmented Reality

Journey through the Solar System and see the planets come to life with our free augmented reality feature!

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Against the clock adjudicator with a stopwatch

Against the Clock

Take part in the action: check out our try-at-home challenges and we might even see you in next year’s edition!

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Who's in the book?

Read more about some of the incredible record breakers featured in this year's edition and what inspired them to success.

Meet the stars!
Cover stars of 2021 Guinness World Records 2021 YouTube playlist
Cover stars of Guinness World Records 2021
Records in the 2021 Guinness World Records book YouTube playlist
Records in the 2021 book
Best of 2020 YouTube playlist
GWR's best of 2020

The Lion's Share

Guinness World Records is delighted to announce that it has partnered with conservation charity The Lion’s Share, which is managed by the United Nations Development Programme.

Discover just a few of the record-breaking species that are currently under threat, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

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