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

The Yard is a safe environment where children and young people can experience play without feeling different. We run family, school and club sessions in the heart of Edinburgh.

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Edinburgh October Holidays

As Edinburgh schools are closed from Monday 17th to Monday 24th October, The Yard Edinburgh is open to our members for family sessions at the following times.

Monday 17th: 10am - 2.45pm

Tuesday 18th: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday 19th: 10am - 4pm

Thursday 20th: 10am - 3.30pm

Friday 21st: 10am - 4pm

Saturday 22nd: 12 noon - 5pm
(quiet session 10am - 12 noon)

Sunday Funday open to everyone
10am - 5pm

Monday 24th: 10am - 2.45pm

The Yard Dundee and The Yard Fife will both continue to run in their nomral weekend slots during this time.

The Yard opening times

The Yard is open to our members (and prospective new members who have a child with a disability) for drop-in family sessions at the following times and locations.

EDINBURGH 22 Eyre Place Lane, Canonmills EH3 5EH
Fridays 1-4pm
Saturdays 12-5pm

DUNDEE 14 Drumlanrig Place, Mid Craigie DD4 8HZ
Saturdays 11am-4pm
Sundays 11am-4pm

FIFE Argos Centre, Appin Crescent, Kirkcaldy KY2 6EJ
Sundays 10.30am-3.30pm

Complementary therapies

Jen's massage timetable is online for Edinburgh. To book a session email


Events & notices

Survival of the Fittest

Survival of the Fittest is the world’s biggest urban adventure race series with each course bespoke to its location. Expect a stunning 10k city-based running route punctuated with ten unique and challenging survival obstacle zones.
Edinburgh Survival takes place on 23rd October so there's still time to sign up and raise funds for The Yard at

We're turning 30...celebrate with us!

The Yard celebrates its 30th birthday in November and we are starting the fun with a celebratory ceilidh!

This event is for everyone who has been a part of The Yard journey and we would love it if you would like to come along.

The ceilidh will be at The Grange Club in Stockbridge, a short walk from The Yard Edinburgh, on Friday 4th November from 7.30pm til late (over 18s only).

Tickets are £15 each and will be sold on a first come first served basis. You can get your tickets by emailing See you there!

How to find us


22 Eyre Place Lane

Edinburgh EH3 5EH

Email us

0131 476 4506

Get here by bus

The number 8, 27
and 36 stop nearby

Click here for more
detailed directions 


14 Drumlanrig Place

Mid Craigie

Dundee DD4 8HZ



Argos Centre

Appin Crescent

Kirkcaldy KY2 6EJ

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