The Fenwick Adult LEGO Guide
22 November 2023

Let your inner child loose with our favourite adult LEGO sets

We know the truth. Every christmas present you’ve watched being opened, every browse around a department store like ours, every kid’s birthday present search: you’ve secretly wished that LEGO set was yours.

Well, we’re here to say that it should be.

From recreating intricate artworks to building entire scenes from your favourite movie, these iconic bricks aren’t just made for children. Every year, LEGO creates more intricate, more exciting and more varied sets designed to get grownups creating again, no matter what you’re interested in. So, whether you’re already an avid LEGO builder looking for a new set, or you’re in the market for your very first one, this guide will tell you all you need to know about our favourite adult LEGO sets.

Build iconic film scenes and sets

For all you movie buffs and TV fanatics, LEGO has got you covered. Some of the most popular adult LEGO sets are ones that recreate much-loved film scenes or set pieces, like Star Wars’ Millennium Falcon, Doctor Strange’ Sactum Sanctorum and Harry Potter’s Hogsmeade Village - to name a few. These sets aren’t for the faint of heart or short of attention span: many of them have hundreds if not thousands of pieces to put in place. However, if you want a real sense of accomplishment as well as an impressive decorative piece when you’re done, these are the sets to go for.

Create flowers that stay beautiful forever

If you love the look of flowers and plants but just can’t seem to keep them alive (we feel your pain), then LEGO just might be the answer. A recent addition to the adult LEGO set roster, the Botanical Collection includes a beautiful bonsai tree, a bouquet of colourful flowers, a large potted orchid and bird of paradise and more. However good you think plastic plants look, triple that expectation: these creations are nothing short of stunning. They also have options for a range of budgets, so you can test out your skills on a quick build before moving up to the larger items.

Recreate renowned art and landmarksWant a piece of humankind’s greatest creations in your home? Look no further than LEGO’s Architecture and Art collections. Some of the most beautiful of their sets, these cover everything from the Statue of Liberty and Himeji Castle to Hokusai’s The Great Wave. If you’re looking for a real statement piece symbolising somewhere you’ve been or always wanted to go, or some unique 3D art to hang on your wall, these sets are perfect. Plus, they’re a fulfilling and enriching way to spend some quiet hours. Win, win

Make the mini version of your favourite vehicles

If cars, motorbikes, planes or even cranes are your thing, you’ll be thrilled with what LEGO has to offer. Their range of vehicle sets cover all bases, and are some of the most technologically advanced adult LEGO sets on the market. There are small collectible replicas of the world’s most famous race cars and bikes, including Ferrari, Aston Martin, Lamborghini and Vespa. There are ridiculously detailed motorbike sets, complete with accessories and stands for showing them off. There are fighter jets and passenger planes, and fully motorised vehicles you can engineer and control with your phone. We told you it’s not just child’s play.

Has our guide got you feeling inspired to build? Shop our range of adult LEGO sets online, or if you’re itching to get going, visit us in store to take your brand new set home