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

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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Operations Manager Vacancy

We are currently recruiting for a new Operations Manager. Applications close on Tuesday March 10th and interviews will be held on Tuesday March 17th.

Training Workshops

Every Thursday, we run free training sessions at The Yard on working with disabled children and young people. Areas covered include; Disability Awareness, Inclusive Play and Sign-a-long and courses run from 9.30am to 12.30pm. We work with the Tailor Ed Foundation and Lothian Autistic Society to deliver these courses. To book your place contact

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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 

Success stories

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together more.
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About us

Our story
the team
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Soft Play
Main Hall