Holiday Gift Guide: LEGO® Harry Potter™ 75953 Hogwarts Whomping Willow™ Set

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I received a LEGO Harry Potter product to facilitate my review from Warner

The Harry Potter series holds a huge place in my childrens’ lives. The magic of the series continues to be felt with the great products offered this holiday season!

We had the opportunity to receive the Harry Potter Hogwarts Whomping Willow Set.

Harry Potter Whomping Willow LEGO set

Help Harry and Ron race to Hogwarts™ in this action-packed LEGO® Harry Potter™ 75953 Hogwarts Whomping Willow™ set, as seen in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Fly the Ford Anglia into the spinning branches of the Whomping Willow, then help the young wizards escape to join Hermione at Hogwarts, featuring a dormitory, potions classroom, Professor Snape’s office and an owlery. This fantastic Harry Potter building kit includes 6 minifigures and a Hedwig™ owl figure. 

Harry Potter Whomping Willow LEGO set
  • Includes 6 minifigures: Harry Potter™, Ron Weasley™, Hermione Granger™, Seamus Finnigan, Argus Filch and Severus Snape™, plus a Hedwig™ owl figure.
  • Features the buildable Whomping Willow™ tree, Flying Ford Anglia car and Hogwarts™ castle section.
  • Whomping Willow™ features spinning branches and the Shrieking Shack tunnel entrance.
  • Flying Ford Anglia features 2 opening doors and an opening trunk with suitcases.
  • 3-level Hogwarts™ castle section features a gate, parapet walk, 3 turrets, dormitory with 2 beds, potions classroom with worktable and Severus Snape’s office.
Harry Potter Whomping Willow LEGO set
  • Spin the tree’s branches to capture the car, then throw it to the ground to release Ron and Harry and drive through the castle gate.
  • Patrol the ramparts with Argus Filch and his lantern.
  • Mix potions with Professor Snape™ in the classroom.
  • Accessory elements include potions, cauldrons, 2 suitcases, 5 wands, candles, a lantern, Daily Prophet newspaper and magic spell page, broom, tables, chair, tools and 2 inkpots with a quill.
  • Combines with the 75954 Hogwarts™ Great Hall for even bigger LEGO® Harry Potter™ adventures.
  • Recreate iconic scenes from the Harry Potter™ movies.
  • Whomping Willow™ measures over 7” (18cm) high, 7” (20cm) wide and 7” (20cm) deep.
  • Flying Ford Anglia measures over 1” (5cm) high, 4” (11cm) long and 2” (6cm) wide.
  • Hogwarts™ castle section measures over 10” (27cm) high, 13” (35cm) wide and 3” (8cm) deep.

My take: I just finished reading the entire Harry Potter series out loud to my 7 year old and this LEGO set is an ideal addition to our Harry Potter collection. The fact that there are 6 minifigures included in this set is phenomenal.

This set instantly brings back memories of the Whomping Willow (I love how the branches can spin) with the entrance to the Shrieking Shack, the Ford Anglia car and of course the Hogwarts Castle. The back of the 3 level Hogwart’s castle is spell binding…. it includes Professor Snape’s classroom, potions classroom (with included cauldron and potions), dormitory and owlery.

This set is simply fantastic and allows for so many different options for re-enacting your favorite scenes.

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