It's been a big few years for Potter fans with the release of some incredible LEGO Harry Potter sets, and the beauty of the series is that there is a set for most budgets and age groups.
But, we have to say, it's the latest LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle 71043 that is the most impressive - it has a whopping 6020 pieces! Take a minute to let that sink in...
Needless to say, the world can gone NUTS over it, and being the biggest LEGO Hogwarts castle ever, it's the ultimate gift for Potterheads.
Where Can I Get It?
This set was released as an exclusive to the LEGO Store Australia, but the good news is that you can now find it at a number of Australian retailers.
- Myer $649.99 free shipping
- LEGO Shop Australia $649.99 free shipping
- eBay Australia from $595
- Amazon Australia $660 free shipping
- Hobby Warehouse $598
- Toys R Us $598
What's In The Box?
Not only is this the most exciting LEGO set on the market for Potter fans right now, it's the most exciting set FULL STOP! The pieces are many and varied; it's the incredible detail in this set that has got the LEGO-loving world talking.
- 4 minifigures: Rowena Ravenclaw, Godric Gryffindor, Salazar Slytherin and Helga Hufflepuff, and a minifigure display stand.
- 27 microfigures: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Argus Filch, Lord Voldemort, Professor Dolores Umbridge, Draco Malfoy, Professor Snape, Remus Lupin, Professor McGonagall, Albus Dumbledore, Bellatrix Lestrange, 2 chess pieces and the Architect of Hogwarts, 3 students from each house, Aragog the spider and the Basilisk figures, statue and 5 Dementors, a buildable Hungarian Horntail dragon.
Hogwarts Castle Includes:
There's a stained-glass window, benches, tables, Gryffindor common room, a library with bookcases and desks, Dumbledore's office, a Chessboard Chamber with chess pieces - and that's just the beginning!
Stand-out features of the castle are the moving staircase and the Chamber of Secrets, which is accessible via a secret tunnel.
(It's just like being at Hogwarts!)
This set doesn't end with Hogwarts Castle, there are additional 'buildable' objects included that turn this set into a full-blown harry Potter world:
- Buildable boats x 5
- Hagrid's Hut
- Whomping Willow Tree
With a relatively limited release of this item in Australia, it could be very hard to find down the track - in fact it's already listed as 'hard to find' at LEGO Australia. Grab it while it's still here!