England's oldest working gin distillery
The sandwich, an essential part of afternoon tea
Graffiti artist Banksy
Robin Hood, England's lovable outlaw
Founder of the National Trust, Octavia Hill
The four original copies of Magna Carta
The home of Capability Brown landscape designs
The world's oldest industrial complex
The inspiration for the hit TV show Downton Abbey
The birthplace of the steam locomotive
The place where the theory of gravity was born
Isambard Kingdom Brunel's engineering masterpieces
The Cambridge vs Oxford Boat Race
The home of tennis
The birthplace of rugby
Click on the curtains to reveal The People's Choice
VisitEngland is creating the country’s ultimate Hall of Fame. From Harry Potter to James Bond, the mini skirt to the tuxedo, The Beatles to punk music and the Magna Carta to the World Wide Web, the Hall of Fame will celebrate what England has brought to the world and what makes the country such a diverse and fascinating place to visit and explore.
Hundreds of claims, submitted by the public, have been whittled down to 60 (10 per category) and now we need you to vote for your favourite - The People’s Choice.
There are 60 claims over six categories and you have one vote, so make it count!
Hall of Fame entries can be uploaded under the following categories:
The People’s Choice will go on display, alongside 18 of the best claims to fame (a bronze, silver and gold per category, chosen by an expert panel) on London’s Southbank. Launching on St George’s Day (23rd April) and running until 30th April, VisitEngland’s Hall of Fame exhibition on the Southbank’s Observation Point will celebrate what England has brought to the world and what makes the country such a diverse and fascinating place to visit and explore.
Cast your vote for England’s ultimate claim to fame for a chance to win a prize.