The Yard is a purpose
built indoor and outdoor adventure playground in Edinburgh for children and young people with disabilities.

We provide care, support, fun and friendship in equal measure while promoting challenge and personal growth in an environment which values independence and celebrates the capabilities and achievements of each individual child.

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What's on

Full timetable

Easter Holidays

We are open during the Easter holidays
10am to 4pm, Monday to Saturday from
Friday 3 April to Monday 20 April
(on Mon 6th, 13th & 20th April we will
close early at 2.45pm for our 3-8s club.  

Regular open play sessions

Fridays 13.00 - 16.00 (term time only)
Every Friday fifteen minute one to one
parent feedback sessions are available
with a senior member of the Play Team
between 2.30 and 3.30pm.
Book at reception.
Saturdays 10.00 - 16.00 (year round) 

Parent Forum Meetings

The date of the next forum meeting is Sat 4 April from 10am to 11am .  Follow on Facebook The Yard Edinburgh Parents Forum.

Free Complementary Therapy Service

Our new timetable is online. To book yourself a session email

Events & notices

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The Big Fun Raiser is back!

Great news! The Big Fun Raiser is back for a second year, so pop the 26th September in your diaries and we will send you more details soon...


The Yard is delighted to announce that they have been chosen as one of Aegon's nominated charities for 2015. We are very much looking forward to working with them this year.

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How to find us

The Yard
22 Eyre Place Lane
Edinburgh EH3 5EH

Opening times
We are open to families
with children with
disabilities on a
drop-in basis Friday
afternoons 1pm-4pm 
during term-time
and 10am-4pm 
on Saturdays year
round. We are open
6 days 10am-4pm
in school holidays.  

Contact us
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Facebook link
Email us
0131 476 4506 

Get here by bus
The number 8, 27
and 36 stop nearby

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detailed directions 

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Our story
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Soft Play
Main Hall