Welcome to VIRE at Bishops Stortford and Lowton.  We are delighted you have visited the site and we hope you have everything you need.  However, here is some general information that may be helpful for you visit to VIRE.

 Where are we?

Bishops Stortford:   10- 12 Potter Street, CM23 3UL

Lowton:  B2, Moss Industrial Estate, Lowton WN7 3PT

When are we open?

Wednesday to Friday  4:00pm to 8:00pm, Saturdays 10:00am to 8:00pm and Sunday 10:00am to 6:00pm. We do offer later slots – call on 0330 303 0888 to discuss the options.

How much do activities cost?


Bishops Stortford:  The nearest and best parking is the pay and display at Jackson Square and Sainsbury’s, just 5 minutes walk from the centre.  There are other smaller car-parks in Bishops Stortford, so parking is never a problem.

Lowton:  There is plenty of parking on site.

Public Transport

Bishops Stortford:  The train station and bus station are 10 minutes walk away from VIRE.

Lowton:  There is limited public transport – check bus company websites for details


We use top of the range equipment here at VIRE, to give you the best possible experience.  We will be adding new experiences and features next year so make sure you are signed up on Facebook – @theVIREzone – to receive news of exciting new activities.


We take the security of our visitors very seriously.  Every activity room has secure cameras where we record and store video to ensure that we maintain the highest possible standards.  Our staff  are trained on how to give you the best possible experience.  If you have any questions or suggestions, please let us know.


At the end of your visit to VIRE we will ask you for your feedback and also we will take a photograph for our Facebook page unless you would rather remain incognito!  We would love feedback from every member of your party and any suggestions on how we could improve the activities and service we offer.  Thank you for helping us make VIRE as good as it can be.