The National Trust has created a new version of the popular Top Trumps card game, featuring some of the UK’s most prestigious historic buildings.
30 Days Out

The game, which is available from Trust shops and online at £5, features 30 historic buildings ranked by acreage, Hollywood factor (film and TV appearances), year built, hauntings and cups of tea consumed.

Baddesley Clinton

The release follows the success of the Trust Monopoly, launched last year.

The buildings featured in the new Trust Top Trumps game are:
A La Ronde
Alfriston Clergy House
Anglesey Abbey
Ashdown House
Attingham Park
Baddesley Clinton
Basildon Park
Belton House
Castle Ward
Chedworth Roman Villa
Chirk Castle
Clumber Park
Croome Park
Crown Bar
Downhill Demesne
Fountains Abbey
Godolphin
Hill Top
Kedleston Hall
Lindisfarne Castle
Melford Hall
Paycocke’s
Pepperbox Hill
Plas Newydd House
Seaton Delaval
Speke Hall Estate
Standen
Tyntesfield
Wallington
Wordsworth House

Attingham Park

Alan Parris, buyer for the Trust, said: ‘The 30 properties were selected to show the great variety of the historic places looked after by the Trust.

The game’s size makes it perfect for kids as they travel, so could be ideal for the start of the holidays, but I’m sure some grown-ups will be keen to get hold of it, too.

‘Games are a fun way of engaging people in what we do – but, better still, people also have the chance to visit and see for themselves.’
Long-Eared Bat

A new National Trust game of British Wildlife Top Trumps is also on sale, featuring 30 creatures living on Trust land, including adders, bats and raft spiders.

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