Plan Your Visit


We recommend that guests arrive 30 minutes before their first activity start time. The Bear Grylls Adventure car park is found at NEC Car Park East 5. Please validate your yellow token at the attraction to make use of the reduced car parking fee.

Where is The Bear Grylls Adventure?

You can find The Bear Grylls Adventure at The NEC in Birmingham. 

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Getting To Us

You can find The Bear Grylls Adventure at the National Exhibition Centre. It is located just off the M42 at Junction 6.

Please use postcode B40 1NT to find The Bear Grylls Adventure's car park at NEC Car Park East 5. Please park through the barriers to the right hand side of the car park. Or, using what3words, the entrance to our car park is ///letter.rapid.almost

Parking costs are as follows once your yellow token is validated:

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Over 14 hours Day Rate


Lost Chip Coin


If Chip Coin is not validated the fee is £21.50 per day.

Please validate your yellow token at the attraction to make use of this reduced car parking fee. You will receive the yellow token from the barrier upon entry to the car park. Please note that car park payment is cashless.

Please ensure that you bring your yellow token to the attraction to validate in order to ease your journey home. You will pay for your parking upon return to the car park at the pay machine. 

Please leave enough time as there's an approx. 12 min walk from the car park to our adventure park.



The nearest train station to The Bear Grylls Adventure is Birmingham International.

The attraction is then just a 10 minute walk through The NEC. 

Travel to The Bear Grylls Adventure with CrossCountry - with Birmingham at its heart, the CrossCountry train network provides fast train services connecting Birmingham International to major cities across Britain.

Buy your CrossCountry Advance train tickets from the CrossCountry website or through the Train Tickets app

National Express WM buses X1, X12 and 75 currently connect to Birmingham International train station.

The attraction is then just a 10 minute walk through The NEC. 

The Bear Grylls Adventure has disabled parking slots right next to our adventure park entrance. On the day, please enter via NEC Gate 1, where security will direct you to our site side parking. Access will only be granted for those who have pre-booked a space.

Please send us an email letting us know

  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Your visit date and time
  • Your vehicle registration plate
  • Your booking order number
  • Proof of your need for this parking space

We ask that you do this with at least 3 days notice so we are able to pass your details to our partners at The NEC. We cannot guarantee reservations made on the day of your visit. Our team will confirm via email once this access has been granted by The NEC. You do not have access for this space until you have received confirmation from our team. 

The Bear Grylls Adventure is located at the National Exhibition Centre, just a few minutes from Birmingham International Airport, so has a wide range of hotels on its doorstep. 

Guests of The Bear Grylls Adventure can enjoy a discounted stay at Hitlon Birmingham Metropole when booking here.