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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. Parking is £2 for the first hour and £1 for each additional hour. Please validate your yellow token at the attraction to make use of this 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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Travel Update 4th - 21st January 2022

Please be advised that the exit route via Eastway will be closed each day 0930-1530hrs, from 4th January until 21st January 2022. This is to facilitate vegetation clearance for HS2 works.

The inbound route from M42 will remain available but the access routes to Eastway from the A45 will also be closed. 

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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 on the right hand side of the car park. Or, using what3words, the entrance to our car park is ///letter.rapid.almost

Parking is £2 for the first hour and £1 for each additional hour. Please validate your yellow token at the attraction to make use of this reduced car parking fee. 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.

Book Your Disabled Parking Space

Please complete our form to register for your disabled parking space.