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National Exhibition Centre (NEC)

Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1QA, England
+44 121 780 4141
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Great place for exhibitions

The NEC is a great place for exhibitions, unfortunately there aren't that many held there that I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Walsall, United Kingdom
Great venue!

I have visited the NEC many times for various different events and always had a great time! The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1QA, England
+44 121 780 4141
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The NEC is a great place for exhibitions, unfortunately there aren't that many held there that I would want to visit. Car parking is expensive, and if you leave when the majority do, it can be difficult to get out. However, Birmingham International Station is...More

Thank SooperSoo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have visited the NEC many times for various different events and always had a great time! The staff are always helpful and friendly and there is plenty to do and eat, the food is rather expensive as it is on most venues like this....More

Thank nic35R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great venue easy aces by road rail or plain Right in the Center of the UK. Plenty of parking on site and a range of hotels close at hand . It's a huge complex with halls and arenas all in easy reach of drop of...More

Thank Robert Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well organized. Should have brought a trolley bay. It's a long walk from the train station but all inside. We stayed in Wolverhampton and got a direct train. Cheaper than parking the car at the NEC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We were lucky that it was dry but there...More

Thank JEW67
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just visited the Nec in Birmingham to see Dinosaurs in the Wild . Great show and really well produced and presented . The staff made it a real adventure for young and old alike . I am 82 and my son 55 and...More

1  Thank CoventryHolidaygal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 adults & 2 children (aged 8) and we all loved it. Staff were brilliant and the whole staging was much better than I was expecting, certainly of a Disney standard. Only minor negative I could give if pushed, was that the shop on exit...More

Thank kpsreview
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time i have been and really enjoyed it We stayed at Premier , 10 min walk away Its huge, we walked for miles to get to No 5 from Entrance 18 lots of other events going on as well i will come back again....More

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived by Train, like the fact that you can walk straight through to the venue under cover. Noticed the rail shuttle service that links to the airport. It was a Sunday; the open catering options were Wetherspoon's Pub, Subway Takeaway and Starbucks Coffee Shop. The...More

Thank TravellingPandaA2B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit to Birmingham and NEC and was surprised. The NEC itself is huge and the layout offers smooth transition from area to area. The wifi worked perfectly and the air con was on but it was still very hot in areas (it was...More

1  Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to NEC to the Hobbycraft show for the first time in ages, and was appalled to find that they now charge the disabled £12 for parking!!! We used to be able to park in the centre area for free, but now it seems the...More

1  Thank westcountrysue
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Jamie P
16 May 2017|
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Response from tonyrayer | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no, please check the NEC website
5 April 2017|
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Response from tonyrayer | Reviewed this property |
No sorry
7 March 2017|
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Response from Sandra C | Reviewed this property |
parking was free for us. but the station 8s quiet a way away. you would have to get a taxi. better off paying thr parking