LEGO offers a huge range of construction toys, with more and more themes and creations on offer. Increasingly, the iconic Danish toy brand is also offering sets aimed at adults, rather than offering products just for kids. So if there’s a LEGO fan in your life, regardless of age, there are some fantastic gifts out there.
From LEGO sets inspired by engineering marvels to those inspired by classic sitcoms – yes, there’s an upcoming “Friends” LEGO set – there’s something for everyone. Plus, some of these sets are great for adults and kids to have fun together, like the LEGO chess set below.
So read on to find inspiration for the LEGO enthusiast in your life, with a wide range of gifts on offer to suit every budget.
Best LEGO Gifts For Adults To Buy In 2022
Yes, you read that right. A LEGO Seinfeld set exists. So if you’re looking for a gift for a Seinfeld fan, this is an incredibly fun option.
With 1326 pieces, it will take some assembly time and depicts the sitcom’s iconic set, complete with lighting rigs and a separate stand-up stage.
Buy the LEGO Seinfeld set for £69.99 at LEGO
LEGO Friends Central Perk Set
For sitcom fans who love LEGO, this is an ideal gift. Build the iconic Central Perk set from Friends featuring Ross Geller, Rachel Green, Chandler Bing, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Phoebe Buffay and Gunther — in LEGO form!
The set includes 1079 pieces, so for £49.99 you’ll get a set that takes time to build and depicts one of the most iconic American sitcoms of all time.
Buy the LEGO Friends Central Perk set for £49.99 at John Lewis
LEGO Old Trafford—Manchester United
This LEGO model of Manchester United’s historic ground, Old Trafford, is an ideal gift for football fans. It’s also a challenge to build, with 3898 pieces in total.
Known to fans as ‘The Theater of Dreams’, Old Trafford has been the club’s home since 1910 and has hosted many of Manchester United’s league and cup winning teams.
Buy LEGO Old Trafford for £244.99 at LEGO
AT-AT LEGO Star Wars
The AT-AT combat vehicle is one of the most iconic inventions in the Star Wars universe. Now you can get yours in LEGO!
At £699.99 it’s one of the priciest LEGO sets out there, but it’s made up of 6785 pieces and boasts exquisite detail.
Buy LEGO Star Wars AT-AT for £699.99 at LEGO
Luke Skywalker Helmet (Red Five)
Another great gift for Star Wars fans, this LEGO replica of Luke Skywalker’s ‘Red Five’ helmet brings to life one of the most memorable moments from Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.
Luke dons the helmet and takes the call sign “Red Five”, newly released by a slain X-Wing pilot, in order to join the Rebel assault on the Death Star. His involvement proves vital and one of the defining moments of the Star Wars universe takes place. Now you can pay homage to an iconic moment in movie history, with this LEGO version of Luke’s helmet.
Buy the Luke Skywalker (Red Five) Helmet for £54.99 at LEGO
Who are you going to call? LEGO Ghostbusters…? This LEGO version of the famous ECTO-1 is made up of 2352 pieces and offers lots of customizable fun.
Based on a 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor, the ECTO-1 stars in Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters 2, and Ghostbusters Afterlife. It’s one of the best-known movie vehicles and this LEGO version is sure to be a hit with fans.
Buy LEGO Ghostbusters ECTO-1 for £174.99 at LEGO
LEGO Harry Potter ‘Hogwarts Moment: Defense Classroom’
If you’re a movie buff – or buying one – but want a more affordable LEGO gift, then this LEGO Harry Potter set might do the trick.
Once built, it depicts Harry and Hermione in a memorable ‘Defense Against the Dark Arts’ lesson, with Professor ‘Mad Eye Moody’. This is a key moment in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Moody is a key character in this entry in the Harry Potter series and in the film he is played by Brendan Gleeson.
Buy LEGO Harry Potter Defense Class for £24.99 at LEGO
LEGO Creator Expert 10265 Ford Mustang Collector’s Car
This intricate LEGO version of the iconic 1960s Ford Mustang is a handsome model that’s a challenge to build. If you’re looking for a gift for the essence head in your life, then this could be the one!
Combining the iconic styling of Ford’s fastback sports car, with the challenging yet addictive feel of LEGO construction.
Buy LEGO Creator Ford Mustang for £124.99 from John Lewis
LEGO grand piano
This incredibly intricate grand piano model from LEGO shows immense detail. Once built, the inner workings of the piano are incredibly accurate and the piano can actually be played using an app.
Each of the 25 keys is connected to its own hammer in the piano and there’s also a piano stool – although it’s not tall enough for you to sit on.
Buy the LEGO Grand Piano for £309.99 at LEGO
LEGO Vespa 125
An icon of Italian style unites with an icon of Danish toymaking. This 125cc LEGO Vespa sports the instantly recognizable 60s style and is a blast to build. It’s also extremely detailed, right down to the kickstand and engine. In total, it is 1106 parts, which will also put your brain in motion when assembling.
Buy LEGO Vespa 125 for £89.99 at LEGO
LEGO ‘Big Message Board’
This ‘Big Message Board’ from LEGO is a great alternative to that whiteboard, or blackboard – or just piece of paper – you leave notices on in your kitchen. Sure, it probably takes a little longer, but it’s colorful, creative, and lots of fun. It’s good for displays too.
Buy LEGO Big Message Board for £34.99 at LEGO
LEGO chess set
It’s a LEGO gift that appeals to all ages. From chess champions to novices and learners, this is a great opportunity to create – and then play – a complete chess game.
Chess is a fantastic game for developing logical thinking and mental agility, so build and playing this set is a great way to exercise your mind in a fun and accessible way.
Buy the LEGO Chess Set for £45.99 at LEGO
LEGO-compatible ‘build-on-brick’ mug
Although not actually a LEGO product, it is compatible with the company’s bricks and is a very affordable and customizable option.
One moment you’ll be sipping your coffee, the next you’ll be building your masterpiece and at under £20 it’s a great gift for any occasion.
Buy a Daymoo mug for £14.95 on Amazon
The LEGO D11 CAT Bulldozer (Remote Control)
For those with a penchant for engineering, construction, science and machinery, this LEGO D11 CAT bulldozer set is the perfect gift. It’s a little pricey, but it’s very detailed and – once built – the model works like a remote-controlled vehicle, with a moving blade and more eye-catching features.
It’s made up of an incredible 3854 parts, so it will take time to build and any potential builder will have to apply! This is one of LEGO’s most sophisticated sets.
Buy the LEGO D11 CAT Bulldozer for £320 at John Lewis
For more gift ideas, take a look at our guides to tech gifts and the best gaming gifts or head over to our pick of the best soccer LEGO sets.