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Address: Bickenhill Parkway, Birmingham B40 1QA, England
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+44 121 780 4141
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:30

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caravan and camping show

Great venue for this kind of show good organisation car parking free and free shuttle bus service but we got in a taxi only £1 per person saved us queuing for the bus. Free show... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
ibullock457
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Minehead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great day here lots to look at really need two days to see it all if your feet can take it. The center has plenty of food choices although a tad pricey but needs be if you don't take your own plenty of choice. The center is very well signed for directional feedback and location.

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57 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The offering of food at the NEC isn't bad, in the exhibition center the café's are ok, good sandwiches, cakes etc but it's super expensive, 1 sandwich, crisps and 2 waters cost nearly £10. If you are an exhibitor it's worth taking your own bottles of water. Coffee is pretty good!

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Thank Fyberspates
Minehead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great venue for this kind of show good organisation car parking free and free shuttle bus service but we got in a taxi only £1 per person saved us queuing for the bus. Free show guide with good map of halls and stands . plenty of food options in all the halls but as always to expensive but we are... More 

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a space, you can't really fault the NEC. It was big enough to run several events at once when I visited last year, and only a week before had been host to a large gaming event that my brother had attended. It's easily accessible from the road and rail, and the airport is connected by a short tram ride.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent day out, 5 halls full of lots of things to see, the static section of caravans was brilliant as a static caravan owner really lovely to see the latest static caravans available

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Thank carole h
Lincolnshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited to attend a craft trade show. It's very well sign posted and when you get into the car park area it directs you to the area for the show you are attending. There's free shuttle buses that leave pretty busy constantly. The show we attended there wasn't a parking charge. There's always plenty of staff to direct you... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is great first thing before the crowds as once it gets busy it is hard to see all the small stalls as people stand around blocking the walkway

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Thank alishatutu
Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to motorhome show,:what a waste of time, had to park 30 mins walk from the hall, absolutely no signage what so ever from either car park or on the 30 min walk, although the venue was full every stand had the same thing, no airstream no ssc race vans , nothing out of the ordinary £16 for 2 coffees... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the NEC at Birmingham today to attend the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show 2017. The place is easy to get to, well signposted. There is plenty of car parking (which happened to be free for this event). Free shuttle buses run from the car parks to the entrance of the exhibition centre. Once inside, the centre is huge... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent facilities, plenty of space, free bus link. Everything you'd expect from the Nec venue, including the extortionate car park fee's which was the only real down point...

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