14 Best LEGO castle sets 2022 [which epic LEGO castle is right for you?]
Last updated: January 31, 2022
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What a variety of LEGO castle sets 2022 do we have for you today! From sets with more than 6,000 pieces for the advanced fans to the smallest sets for toddlers - we have it all! LEGO castles are versatile, beautifully designed, and definitely magical (speaking of magic, check out our collection of the best Harry Potter LEGO 2022). Now, is the LEGO Disney castle the best LEGO castle in 2022? Today, we’ll find out.
If you’re interested in more LEGO sets, make sure to check out our Reviews category and discover what’s new and exciting in 2022. When it comes to LEGOs, our team puts a lot of effort into discovering the best sets in any category and creating a versatile list is our main priority. From the most expensive and difficult to assemble, to the affordable, to those sets which would make the perfect gift - you name it. Without further ado, let’s have a look at our list of the best LEGO castle sets 2022:
Best LEGO castle sets 2022
How much are you willing to spend on a LEGO castle in 2022? If you’re looking for a LEGO gift for friends or family members - the best sets that are available on the market are here for you to choose from. Here we go:
LEGO Disney Castle
Best for detail-oriented building
- Gorgeous authentic design
- Unforgettable building experience
- One of the biggest LEGO castles on the market
- 5 LEGO Disney minifigures included
- A myriad of accessories included
- More than 4,000 pieces
- Challenging build
As far as LEGO Disney goes, this is probably the most popular LEGO castle of all time and as you may know, it’s a replica of Walt Disney World Resort Cinderella Castle. It’s been on the market since 2016 but it’s still on the wish lists of Disney fans of all ages today. With more than 4,000 LEGO bricks and pieces, this is one of the biggest LEGO sets on the market as well as the castle of your dreams (unless you’re a Harry Potter fan, of course… scroll down).
Now, in terms of features, let’s have a look at what the Disney castle has to offer other than general awesomeness. The set includes 5 LEGO minifigures - Mickey and Minnie, Donald and Daisy Duck, and Tinkerbell. In terms of Disney-themed features and functions, each room of the LEGO Disney castle is accessible and full of special features from Disney movies. The myriad of accessories include clocks and buildable flower elements, lamps and curtains, beds with headboards, and many more.
The detailed facade and the intricate interior make this castle one of the most exciting choices on our list. There are ornate balconies and arched windows, multiple towers and flags, and a wonderful stone bridge with a beautiful clock over it. One thing’s for sure - the arched entrance to the Disney LEGO Castle leads to a world of magic and wonder.
If you’re looking for a LEGO castle set as a gift, then you can’t go wrong with this one if money is no issue. It’s gorgeous, super fun to play with, filled with Disney cartoon characters in the form of LEGO minifigures, and it can be fun for the whole family to play with. It’s beautiful on the outside and can make a magnificent display among your LEGO collection, or as a stand alone in a kid’s bedroom, or it can be used on play dates for role playing. The Disney castle LEGO set is always a hit!
LEGO Creator 3in1 Medieval Castle
- New LEGO set 2021
- Versatile building experience
- Buildable dragon toy included
- More than 1,400 LEGO pieces
- Vibrant colors
Now, this feels like the classic LEGO castle set to get if you don’t know where to start. It might be a challenging build for youngsters with its 1,400 LEGO bricks and pieces but it offers an amazing experience as a playable set. One of the best things about this set is that kids can create three different models from the same set - a medieval castle, a castle tower, and a marketplace.
Take a trip back in time with this awesome LEGO Creator set. It features a LEGO Medieval castle, four minifigures, and a buildable dragon LEGO toy. There are great interactive features to enjoy in this LEGO castle - a bridge with hinges that can be lowered, a moveable water mill, and a catapult.
The set includes four LEGO minifigures (two medieval guards, a blacksmith, and a skeleton), various buildable LEGO animals (two chicken, a rooster, and a raven), and an awesome green dragon to terrorize the village. Start the adventure and immerse yourself in a classic medieval battle with your kids with this beautifully designed LEGO set.
The LEGO Medieval castle is a great addition to any LEGO collection. It was released in August 2021 - a new LEGO set that offers a stunning medieval experience and would make an amazing birthday or holiday gift for kids above the age of nine.
LEGO Hogwarts Castle
Biggest LEGO castle
- Authentic design
- Unforgettable building experience
- Rare minifigures included
- Collectable set
- More than 6,000 pieces
- Challenging to assemble
When it comes to Harry Potter fans, Hogwats is the ultimate favorite place to come back to the Harry Potter magical universe. The castle is ancient, ginormous, and has enough hidden rooms and passageways to keep everyone intrigued. And the famous Hogwarts LEGO set is a must if money is not an issue.
Now, what does this LEGO Hogwarts castle offer that costs that much? First, the castle itself is enormous and it stands upon beautiful rocks made of LEGO bricks. From the back, you can see the Hogwarts Great Hall, several of the infamous Hogwarts staircases, a really impressive Chamber of Secrets, a small-scale rotating Whomping Willow and Hagrid’s Hut, (the list goes on), and of course - the rare LEGO minifigures of the four founders of Hogwarts.
The authentic details of this legendary LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts castle combined with the breathtaking exterior are the reasons why many fans of the Harry Potter series (books and movies) are in love with this set. It’s quite difficult to assemble - have in mind that it’s one of the biggest LEGO sets on the market, and enjoy the challenge!
LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader's Castle
Best for Star Wars junkies
- Amazing design
- Perfect for Star Wars fans
- More than 1,000 LEGO pieces
- 5 LEGO Star Wars minifigures included
- Buildable TIE Advanced Fighter included
Darth Vader’s castle doesn’t look very inviting, does it? There’s some lava coming out of its front, the very few windows are illuminated in red, and on top of everything Darth Vader himself lives there, so… it’s totally AWESOME! The LEGO Star Wars castle includes five minifigures (Darth Vader, Darth Vader (bacta tank), two Royal Guards, and an Imperial Transport Pilot.)
If you’re looking for a gift for a Star Wars fan then the LEGO Darth Vader castle is just what you need. It offers a rewarding building experience without being too large to fit into a Star Wars collection. The set includes Darth Vader’s buildable LEGO TIE Advanced Fighter which is just so cool! And the interior of the castle offers two floors, an underground hanger, and a defensive stud-shooter cannon on the roof.
LEGO Frozen The Ice Castle
Best eye-catching display
- New LEGO set 2021
- Impressive design
- More than 1,700 pieces
- Challenging building experience
- 5 Frozen characters figures included
- Might be difficult to assemble
The LEGO Disney Ice Castle is one of the most beautiful sets on our list today. It offers a detail-oriented building experience in combination with the breathtaking design. With more than 1,700 LEGO bricks and pieces, the LEGO Frozen castle is simply irresistible for fans of the franchise of all ages.
Meet Disney’s Anna and Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf, as well as four LEGO Snowgie figures. The Frozen castle is perfect for play dates and for display in a kid’s room. The gorgeous exterior features ice towers, a beautiful balcony, and an arched entrance. The interior of the grand Frozen Ice Castle includes an amazing double-sided staircase that leads to the throne room, an amazing ice chandelier and an ice fountain, and a grand piano.
Fans of all ages (14+) will enjoy the building experience as well as the playable elements of the LEGO Frozen castle. Reenact scenes from your favorite Disney movie and immerse yourself in the world of Frozen. The castle includes enough accessories to help younger players discover the unique features of the set and immerse themselves in the world of Frozen.
LEGO NINJAGO Castle of The Forsaken Emperor
Best versatile set
- Beautiful design
- Playable elements
- More than 1,200 parts
- LEGO Ice Dragon included
- 7 LEGO minifigures included
- Great for recreating ninja battles on a playdate (9+)
- Might be a challenging build
LEGO Ninjago is a big deal in 2022 since LEGO are releasing new Ninjago sets in Q1 2022 for Ninjago fans of all ages. The new LEGO Ninjago Ninja Dojo Temple (#71767) is particularly interesting to us today since it comes close to a LEGO castle of some sort. It’s an awesome LEGO building featuring a myriad of minifigures and it’s available for ages 8+. Cool!
Now, when it comes to the best sets of the LEGO Ninjago series, LEGO Ninjago Castle of The Forsaken Emperor is definitely our top choice today. It’s a super versatile set, including an awesome Ninjago Ice Dragon, lever-operated moveable doors, and loads of minifigures with cool accessories.
The ice castle toy set features the Ice emperor’s throne, an ice prison, two ice towers, and an awesome stud-shooting crossbow. Have a great Ninjago adventure with the LEGO Ninjago castle - bring it on a playdate or add it to your collection. It makes a wonderful display in a kid’s room and as an addition to other Ninjago toys.
LEGO Disney Princess Cinderella's Dream Castle
Best for quick building
- Beautiful design
- Available for children 6+
- Cinderella and Prince Charming mini-dolls included
- Multiple accessories for role-playing
- Easy to build
- Less than 600 pieces
When it comes to a LEGO castle princess, few items can beat Cinderella and the castle of Prince Charming. Seriously! This set is perfect if you’re looking for an easy build and a prolonged play. With its 585 LEGO pieces, it’s one of the quickest builds on our list today and certainly leaves more time for role playing. Not to mention that the LEGO Cinderella Dream Castle is definitely one of the most beautiful LEGO castles 2022.
Some of the best features of this 3-storey castle are that it’s available for the younger audience (6+) and that it’s feature-rich. Behind the facade, there are several rooms where the mini-doll figures of Cinderella and Prince Charming can enjoy their afternoon tea next to the fireplace. Awwww!
The myriad of accessories make the Cinderella castle LEGO so great for role-playing. There are perfume bottles and opening books, hairbrushes and kitchen appliances, and as many decorations as you can imagine. Cinderella’s carriage and the cute pumpkin patch are great details to enjoy while preparing the croissants for the royal breakfast.
LEGO Disney Raya and The Heart Palace
- New LEGO set 2021
- Unique design
- Interactive features
- Two mini-doll figures
- Multiple accessories included
- Printed and digital instructions
- Sisu Dragon sold separately
- Less than 1,000 pieces
Disney’s Raya is strong and independent and so cool, isn’t she? The movie was released in March 2021 which makes it one of the new LEGO sets of 2021. The LEGO castle came out at the same time and it’s such a treat for Disney fans. If you’re interested, there’s an additional LEGO set that includes Raya and the Sisu Dragon (click on the link to check it out.)
There are so many features that make that LEGO set one of the best LEGO castles on our list today. In terms of design, it sports a unique color scheme (the castle resembles the one from Disney’s Aladdin a little bit, doesn’t it?), awesome towers and hidden features as well as exciting characters from the movie.
Now, this LEGO palace definitely inspires the imagination of builders of all ages. It includes two mini-doll figures (those are not the buildable LEGO minifigures that usually come with LEGO sets), as well as two fantasy creatures from the franchise (Tuk Tuk and Namaari’s Serlot). This buildable castle comes with an array of accessories for a more detailed gaming experience and is relatively easy to build with it’s 610 LEGO bricks and pieces. A gorgeous gift for birthdays or holidays!
LEGO Angry Birds King Pig's Castle
Best interactive set
- Multiple interactive features
- A myriad of creatures included
- Awesome accessories included
- Great for play dates
- Less than 1,000 pieces
When Angry Birds meets LEGO - boom! If your kids are fans of the mobile games or the Angry Birds movies then this LEGO Angry Birds set would make the perfect birthday or holiday gift for young builders. What an awesome LEGO castle to bombard! Bring the set to a play date and have a blast with your friends or family members - there are so many awesome interactive features, figures, and accessories to shoot at the target zone.
There’s so much going on in this LEGO castle set - there’s a giant slingshot catapult to launch, a cool TNT box, an opening gate, and a slide to name a few. The set includes five figures - two Angry Birds (Red and Mighty Eagle) and three pigs (Foreman Pig, Chief Pig, and King Pig). The accessories include eggs and balloons, a cauldron, the king’s cape, and multiple decorative elements.
Of course, after the castle is destroyed and the egg obtained from King Pig, you’ve got to start building the Angry Birds LEGO again for the next play date… how awesome is that! Knock King Pig off his balcony and start the game all over again. Cool!
LEGO Elves Skyra's Mysterious Sky Castle
Best for 8-year-olds
- Gorgeous design
- Available for 8-year olds
- Relatively easy to assemble
- 3 LEGO mini-doll figures included
- Loads of playable elements
This could be one of the most beautiful LEGO Elves sets you’ve even seen. The LEGO Mysterious Sky Castle is not a new LEGO set but it’s definitely worth a spot on our list today. It features vibrant colors, lots of movable and playable elements, a magic portal to the human world, and beautiful nooks to discover and play with. And the golden Pegasus with movable wings is so mesmerising. What a play date that set would make for!
Visit the world of the Elves with this LEGO castle and give your children an unforgettable experience today. It’s not a particularly big LEGO set but it more than makes up for its size with its design. The three mini-doll LEGO Elves characters - Emily Jones, Naida Riverheart, and Skyra will join you along the way. One of them can actually fly the flying Pegasus. An enchanted journey worthy of the name!
LEGO Disney Princess Belle's Enchanted Castle
Best versatile set
- Available for 6-year olds
- Versatile set
- A myriad of accessories included
- Belle and the Beast/Prince figures included
- Easy to assemble
- Less than 400 pieces
Give a girl a castle with a huge library in it and she’s yours forever. Belle is one of the most beloved princesses on the Disney princess team and everybody loves the story, books, and musicals based on Beauty and the Beast. The LEGO Belle’s castle is perfect for the younger audience who’ll appreciate the multiple accessories included in the set as well as the fact that it’s a relatively quick build.
This is one of the best detail-oriented LEGO castle sets 2022. The array of playable characters include the two figurines of Belle and the Beast (who can transform into the Prince), and the oh-so-adorable Lumière, Mrs. Potts, Chip, Babette, Wardrobe, and Cogsworth. The insights of the castle include a revolving dance floor, a balcony with a telescope, the rose under glass, and many stickers to help bring the castle to life.
If you’re looking for a LEGO castle set that’s relatively easier to assemble than most of the sets on our list today - this one is the perfect choice. With less than 400 LEGO bricks and pieces, the LEGO Belle’s Enchanted Castle is perfect for play dates and role playing.
LEGO Disney Frozen Elsa's Magical Ice Palace
Best for 6-year-olds
- Adorable design
- Available for the younger audience (6+)
- Great for play dates and role play
- Relatively easy to assemble
- A myriad of accessories to play with
- Small LEGO set
Enjoy the magic of Frozen with this smaller scale LEGO Frozen castle. The two-storey castle offers cool features like a sliding bridge, revolving staircase, a balcony, and multiple accessible rooms to discover. The interior is full of surprises - a chandelier and a bedroom, a kitchen with table and chairs, and a music room. Kids can also play with a sleigh and a working seesaw outside the castle.
Elsa’s Magical Ice Palace goes great as an addition to every LEGO Frozen there is and especially with the LEGO Frozen Ice Castle. The set includes three LEGO mini-dolls (Elsa, Anna, and Olaf) as well as Marshmallow, and four Snowgie minifigures.
This is one of the most affordable LEGO sets on the list and the younger audience who has joined the Frozen fever will really appreciate it as a gift. Its gorgeous design and versatility make it one of the most playable sets out there and because it’s smaller than most of the other sets - it comes at a better price.
LEGO Hidden Side Mystery Castle
Best for modern features
- Action-packed LEGO set
- Physical and digital features
- Magical building experience
- More than 1,000 LEGO pieces
- 6 LEGO minifigures included
The LEGO Hidden Side Theme offers a large selection of building sets - all of them depicting a haunted world full of hidden surprises. LEGO builders of all ages can join a team of brave ghost hunters who need to reveal the unseen truth behind this LEGO castle using virtual reality which brings the model to life.
Now, the LEGO Hidden Side Mystery castle offers an array of interactive features to enjoy - both physical and digital. There’s an awesome observatory tower, the front sides of the Mystery Castle open and close manually, and the set includes enough stickers to enhance the creepy effect of the walls inside and out. With a little more than 1,000 LEGO bricks and pieces, this set offers a quality building experience without being very difficult - just challenging enough for the 9+ audience.
In terms of the digital experience, this LEGO Hidden Side set offers quite the play date experience. Before you get started with the digital play, make sure your iOS/Android smartphone is compatible with the LEGO app used for this set. There’s new content and events to keep young builders interested in playing with this set for a long time. Awesome!
LEGO DUPLO Disney Ariel's Undersea Castle
Best for junior builders
- Available for 2-year olds
- Challenging enough for toddlers
- Ariel and Flounder figurines included
- Great for developing fine motor skills
- Over $25
And here’s a LEGO castle for the younger audience and it’s just adorable! We all love Disney princesses and what could be better for a present than a LEGO Duplo Ariel’s Undersea Castle? It’s cute and safe for kids over the age of two, it features vibrant colors, it’s neither difficult nor super easy to assemble (just challenging enough for a 2-year old), and it’s beautifully designed.
Disney’s The Little Mermaid comes to life for younger builders in this beautiful LEGO Duplo castle. Kids enjoy the playable elements, the Ariel figure that comes with a hair brush (so cute!), the hidden treasure chest, and of course - Flounder, Ariel’s cute fish friend from under the sea. The set is perfect for developing the fine motor skills of a toddler with its 35 parts and works great as an introduction to playful learning.
This LEGO castle set will inspire the imagination of your little one. Especially if they have already seen The Little Mermaid movie - how different are humans from mermaids actually? Wink! It’s important to encourage the creative thinking of toddlers and this set has everything you need to get started.
The best LEGO castle sets 2022 are extraordinary! It’s really difficult to choose because of the amazing design, franchise diversity, playable elements, and difficulty of the LEGO build. If you’re looking for the largest LEGO castles 2022 - choose between the LEGO Disney Castle, the LEGO Hogwarts Castle, or the LEGO Frozen Ice Castle.
If you’re looking for a smaller LEGO castle set, go for the LEGO Disney Raya and the Heart Palace, LEGO Disney Frozen Elsa’s Magical Ice Palace, or the LEGO Disney Princess Cinderella's Dream Castle. And of course, there’s the cutest LEGO Duplo Ariel’s Undersea Castle for the youngest audience.
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Here’s a list of the most frequently asked questions regarding LEGO castle sets in 2022. If you’re curious to know more about the magical world of LEGO castles, here are some of the hottest topics we decided to cover:
Which is the largest LEGO castle set in 2022?
The LEGO Hogwarts Castle remains the largest LEGO castle set in 2022. WIth more than 6,000 LEGO bricks and pieces, the Hogwarts LEGO set is by far the biggest but surprisingly not the most expensive LEGO castle available on the market. The set came out in August 2018 and is still among the most popular Harry Potter LEGOs in 2022.
How to build a LEGO castle?
Anyone can use some online LEGO instructions on how to build a LEGO castle. If you already have a LEGO classic set with a large number of bricks and pieces you can use them to create a castle using instructions online. Another option is to get a LEGO castle which supports different models from the same set and build various LEGO castles from the same bricks and pieces (e.g. LEGO Creator 3in1 Medieval Castle (#31120).
Which is the oldest LEGO castle set?
The oldest LEGO castle available on the market was the Weetabix Castle which featured white, yellow, red, blue, and black-colored bricks. It was released back in 1970 and contained 471 LEGO bricks and pieces.
Which are the best LEGO castle sets 2022?
- LEGO Disney Castle (#71040)
- LEGO Creator 3in1 Medieval Castle (#31120)
- LEGO Hogwarts Castle (#71043)
- LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader's Castle (#75251)
- LEGO Frozen The Ice Castle (#43197)
- LEGO NINJAGO Castle of The Forsaken Emperor (#70678)
- LEGO Disney Princess Cinderella's Dream Castle (#41154)
- LEGO Disney Raya and The Heart Palace (#43181)
- LEGO Angry Birds King Pig's Castle (#75826)
- LEGO Elves Skyra's Mysterious Sky Castle (#41078)
- LEGO Disney Princess Belle's Enchanted Castle (#41067)
- LEGO Disney Frozen Elsa's Magical Ice Palace (#43172)
- LEGO Hidden Side Mystery Castle (#70437)
- LEGO DUPLO Disney Ariel's Undersea Castle (#10922)
Which of the best LEGO castle sets 2022 caught your attention?