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National Exhibition Centre (NEC)

Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1NT, England (Ladywood)
+44 (0) 121 780 4141
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Ranked #48 of 203 Attractions in Birmingham
Type: Convention Centers, Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Notts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Great show, lots to see and do, even if you are not doing an extension or new build. Parking was a bit strep at £10 !Quite a long walk from car park to arena.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Brilliant day out, only draw back was that there wasn't enough seating areas for people to rest their legs and have lunch etc.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Visited the motorhome show lovely day out . Lots to see and some bargains on the day. Never disappoints always a good day out

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Frome, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Everything was fab! Great events and great shopping...loved every minute. Venue is perfect for the horses and spectators.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

After an hour and three quarters on the road to get to the NEC it was good to see the road signs appearing for its location. Even more helpful was the clear indication for the route to the Disabled Parking Area and the assistance of the stewards on duty. I have not been to the NEC for several years and... More

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Kilwinning, Scotland, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

As usual a fantastic venue for this exciting show. Every year the shopping zone gets bigger, and the schedule of showing, jumping and displays full and fun packed. If you haven't been, go!

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We have been to the NEC for various events over the years. This time however we visited with my brother in law who uses aa wheelchair. We were delighted with the parking facilities. They were very close to all entrances. As it was a midweek visit it was not too busy and access for the wheelchair in all areas was... More

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Huntsville, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Moniker as the best connected trade show venue in the UK seems to be well deserved. Intuitive to get around.

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

My first visit to the NEC it was fantastic. The caravan/motorhome show was out of this world how do the organise this event hundreds of caravans and motorhomes . The facilities were very good . The weekend will be very busy so go mid week.

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United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

We attended the Caravan Show yesterday. 1st visit to the NEC and very impressed. All staff (including car park, bus driver and staff within the building) extremely friendly and helpful. Courtesy bus to the building a great service.

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