Guinness World Records 2022

Embark on an amazing journey around the world with Guinness World Records 2022, out now!

Keep scrolling for a sneak-peek of what to expect.

The environment

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This year, we focus on the environment and on the record-breaking lengths people are going to make a difference. Discover our world – the good, the bad and the ugly – and what people are doing to protect it.   


Young Achievers

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Editors, athletes, scientists: what do all these record-breakers have in common? They are under 16 and changing the world. Meet them in this year’s edition!


Virtual visits

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Let us guide you through some of the most breathtaking cultural sites in the world. From Germany to Australia, get ready to discover the superlative features of nine cultural sites from the safety of your home.


Augmented Reality

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Have you ever wanted to meet a Spinosaurus? Download the free AugmentifyIt® app, scan the dinosaur icon and watch six record-breaking dinosaurs come to life.

Fully revised and updated

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Despite the challenges of the past year, our researchers continue to field thousands of applications every month. Expect the unique mix of remarkable humans, talented pets, extreme engineering, sporting legends and the latest cutting-edge science that you’ve always loved.


Don’t forget we're on PopJam!

Follow us on PopJam @guinnessworldrecords for more updates and stories from this year’s edition and get involved using #GWR2022.