Travel Info & Map
Horse of the Year Show takes place at the Resorts World Arena, The NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT.
The NEC and the NEC Arena are served by Birmingham International station, connected by a covered bridge link. London is only 75 minutes away and trains also run direct to many regional towns and cities.
Between Birmingham New St and Birmingham International there are up to 7 trains an hour Monday-Saturday and up to 5 trains an hour on Sunday.
Booking accommodation for your trip to HOYS could not be easier with our special rates on nearby hotels. Our onsite hotel liaison takes care of every detail during your stay, all you need to do is choose which hotel! HOYS can offer rooms at the following hotels: The Genting Hotel, Arden Hotel and Leisure Club, Hilton Birmingham Metropole, Crowne Plaza and Stoneleigh Park Lodge. Rooms are subject to availability and prices may vary.
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Disabled visitors to HOYS who are travelling by train should disembark at Birmingham International Railway Station, access to The NEC and The Genting Arena is via the bridge-link. All levels of the NEC and the Genting Arena are accessible to wheelchair users via ramps or lifts. The Piazza main entrance has automatic doors. Tactile signage is fitted in or by the majority of lifts and public areas. Assistance dogs are welcome at the NEC.
Manual wheelchairs and electric scooters are available for hire from the venue. The NEC strongly advise visitors to pre-book equipment to avoid disappointment.
If you have specific requirements it is recommended that you call a member of the Disabled Customer Bookings team on 0800 640 5001 or the Customer Service Team on 0844 581 0777.
The Ticket Factory have launched a new registration scheme for disabled customers which will result in your access requirements being linked to your account. This will allow you to choose the right access online for all bookings and you will be able to purchase tickets online for both Arena Birmingham and Resorts World Arena. Register online here Disabled Bookings
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