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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Full timetable

Parent's Forum

The next meeting of the Parent's Forum will be on Saturday 5 December from 12pm to 1pm. All welcome. Coffee in the kitchen.

Winter opening times

Please see our opening times over the Christmas and New Year period.


Wednesday 23  Dec 10am - 4pm

Thursday 24 to Sunday 27 Dec *Closed*

Monday 28 to Thursday 31 Dec 10am - 4pm


Friday 01 to Sunday 03 Jan *Closed*

Monday 04 Jan Clubs only

Tuesday 05 Jan Clubs only

Wednesday 06 Jan 10am – 4pm

Thursday 07 Jan Back to School 

Free Complementary Therapy Service

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

Regular open play sessions

Fridays 13.00 - 16.00 (term time only)
Saturdays 12noon - 17.00 (year round) 

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Sunday Funday

We are now open to the public every Sunday from 11am to 4pm. £5 for 2 hours.
Help support our services - come and play!
Click here for full details.

Children aged between 2 and 5 years?

Then join us at our NEW drop-in club for children with disabilities and their siblings. Every Tuesday during term time from 12 noon to 2pm. 

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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

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detailed directions 

To find a session to suit you please click sessions

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