1. West Midlands
  2. West Midlands
  3. Birmingham

Attraction Information

Step outside your comfort zone this summer at The Bear Grylls Adventure at NEC Birmingham! Escape the ordinary and experience something new.
The Bear Grylls Adventure has everything you need for an awesome day out, with adrenaline-fuelled activities for kids, parents, and groups of friends to tackle together.

Adventure seekers can choose from 11 epic activities- from escape rooms and archery to indoor skydiving and shooting- to push themselves to the limits or simply try something new and exciting! All with FREE unlimited access to the Royal Marines-inspired Assault Course. Can you handle all that?

With a whole host of amazing activities and intense challenges, it doesn't matter which experience you choose. Because your Adventure Guides will inspire you, encourage you and support you through each step of your journey. So, you can push your limits and reach new achievements with each experience! Adventure is for everyone, and each experience offers opportunities to try something new at this world’s first attraction. Amazing! No longer do you have to venture to the deepest sea or highest mountain, because you have it all under one roof in Birmingham! Bringing that spirit of endeavour into one place, with the UK’s ultimate adventure destination.

Indoor Climbing
You'll be spoilt for choice with 20 routes to pick from, that is inspired and modelled on real-life mountain, including El Captian, mount Everest and Fontainebleau. With an hour-long climbing challenge indoors, you'll warm up in a cave before heading off to your first obstacle, the climbing wall. An awesome experience for those who love to reach new heights! Harness up and see if you can reach the top!

Whether you have any archery experience or you just simply want to channel your inner Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen - you can strike an arrow here. With a 45-minute Archery session, you can shoot at the target as often as possible. You'll practise for a while, get to grips with your bow and arrow and then you'll start testing your skills. One of many exciting challenges you can experience here. See if you can strike the bullseye more than once!

High Ropes
Any adventure seekers here? Did you know that Bear Grylls Adventure is home to the tallest high ropes course in Europe? Standing at an almighty 65ft tall and with 36 different obstacles to tackle, a must for those with a head for heights! You'll admire the stunning views, as you dive head-first into an epic experience. You're certainly in for a family adventure that will last the test of time!

And if guests fancy leaving the ground behind altogether, they are home to one of only five iFly wind tunnels in the UK

Axe Throwing
For those who prefer to stay well and truly grounded, the attraction's newest offering- axe throwing- is the perfect opportunity to test your aim and channel your inner lumberjack as you let your axe fly! You can also experience rifle shooting under the supervision of a trained instructor, who will teach you how to handle a rifle before giving you the chance to blast your way through a series of targets.

Diving with Sharks
Brave enough to face the jaws of a shark? Then this shark dive may just be up your street. With a 120-minute dive adventure, you can immerse yourself beneath the tropical water where you’ll be surrounded by incredible aquatic creatures including Blacktip sharks, Nurse sharks and tropical fish... Don't worry, you're in perfectly safe hands with this incredible challenge! But make sure to read the medical advice before you book.

Taker the plunge into their stunning ocean tank! Every diver also receives a PADI beginners’ certificate and generates a donation to The Shark Trust.

Cage Snorkel
Another one for those water lovers. Travel under the waves for an unforgettable adventure. Discover the tropical world that is home to over 1,000 species. Come face to face with blacktip reef sharks, and cow nose rays, with nothing but bars between you.

Plus, every adventurer will also get to test their agility on the venue’s assault course, which is included in any activity ticket.

Food & Drink
So, after all the fun adventures you've just had, I'm sure you're tummies are growling, right? Well, no need to worry, there is plenty of grub to grab. With a wide selection of food for a range of appetites (gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan). Head to The Hub and grab your plant burger or hot dog, gorge on yummy pizza and plenty more treats. Then grab yourself a Costa Coffee!

An indoor and outdoor adventure that will forever be engrained in your mind. The perfect family day out for those who love the adrenaline. With a range of obstacles and activities to try, whether you challenge yourself to a 60-minute climb adventure, work on your aim at the archery range or you want to live that adventure lifestyle. What're you waiting for?

  • FREE Royal Marines-inspired Assault Course
  • Escape rooms, axe throwing, high ropes, and loads more amazing adventures...
  • Fantastic day out full of adrenaline-pumping activities!
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Opening Times

Term Time
Monday to Wednesday Closed
Thursday to Friday 12:00 - 17:00
Saturday  9:00 - 19:00
Sunday 9:00 - 17:30

School Holidays
Monday to Tuesday Closed
Wednesday to Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Saturday 9:00 - 19:00
Sunday 9:00 - 17:30

Bank Holiday Mondays 9:00 - 17:00

Please see the attractions website for the full calendar. 
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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
Archery: from £20.00
High Ropes: from £32.00
Climb: from £20.00
Shooting: from £20.00
iFLY: from £52.00
Escape Rooms: from £24.00
Snorkel: from £36.00
Shark Dive: from £120.00
The Big Five Pass: from £220.00

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Contact Details

The National Exhibition Centre, Marston Green
West Midlands
B40 1PA

Tel: 0121 725 2616

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