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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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Wireless Festival At The NEC

From Friday 8th - Sunday 10th July 2022, Wirless Festival 2022 is taking place at The NEC. We expect The NEC campus to be particularly busy across these dates, so please take this into consideration when planning your journey to ensure you do not miss your booked adventure. 

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:

Up to 1 hour

£2.15

Up to 2 hours

£3.25

Up to 3 hours

£4.30

Up to 4 hours

£5.40

Up to 5 hours

£6.45

Up to 6 hours

£7.55

Up to 7 hours

£8.60

Up to 8 hours

£9.70

Up to 9 hours

£10.75

Up to 10 hours

£11.85

Up to 11 hours

£12.90

Up to 12 hours

£14.00

Up to 13 hours

£15.05

Over 14 hours Day Rate

£21.50

Lost Chip Coin

£21.50

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.

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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 complete our Disabled Parking Booking Request Form, which can be found on this page.

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. 

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

The NEC is hosting several events during the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, with activity from 26th July until 8th August 2022. These dates are highlighted in our Opening Hours calendar.

We therefore expect The NEC campus to be particularly busy on these dates. Please allow extra time when travelling to us so you do not miss your booked adventure. 

Book Your Disabled Parking Space

Please complete our form with at least 3 days notice to register for your disabled parking space. We cannot guarantee reservations made on the day of your visit. Please be advised that spaces are limited.
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