An RHS representative said: "The conker record went, very, well. We just need this to be verified, but we think we’ve done it. Not official yet, but positive."Some 502 people played conkers at the same time on 30 October, more than the previous record of 394 players held by Redland High School for Girls in Bristol, on 13 October 2006.
The 2010 world conker champion Ray Kellock was on hand to give expert tips.