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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RED Road Safety Talk

RED Driving School are giving a talk at The Yard on Sat 11 October at 7pm during the 18-25s club.The talk will cover safety as a pedestrian when using public transport and what drivers have to keep in mind to keep us safe on the roads. 

October Holiday

We are open to families from Mon 13
to Sat 18 Oct and Mon 20 Oct. Daily from
10am to 4pm except on Thursday and
Monday when we will close early at 2.45pm
for clients and groups.

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) 

New Board Members

We are currently recruiting for new board
members - click here 

Parent Forum Meetings

The forum meets on the 1st Wed
of every month at 4.45pm. Next meeting
Wednesday 1 October. 

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Free Complementary Therapy Service

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Knights and Princesses Party

Friday 24 October
To celebrate 21 years since HRH Princess Anne opened The Yard's building, we have invited It's in the bag to perform their Knights and Princesses show at The Yard. The show will start at 2pm and will be followed by a sword and crown making workshop in the art room and tea and cake. All members are welcome. Fancy dress optional.

Annual General Meeting

The Yard's AGM will be held on Wednesday 22 October at 6.30pm at The Yard. This is a formal event and adults are welcome. There will be drinks and a light buffet served.

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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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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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