Have you ever considered taking part in a personal challenge this year, such as running your first 10k, marathon, bike ride to raise funds for The Yard? 


6 & 7 Dec
Christmas Charity Festival - a fantastic Christmas Event for the entire family
This year the festival welcomes Heart FM, more stalls & music, a toddle marquee and Santa has a bigger grotto and will be bringing his reindeer to celebrate!

Taking place in the heart of Edinburgh, Inverleith park and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Five Great Events:

  • Edinburgh Christmas 5K Run
  • Edinburgh Christmas Walk (6miles)
  • Golden Tinsel Mile Walks (choose from 1,2, or 3 miles)
  • The Great Christmas Buggy Run
  • Edinburgh Santa Toddle

    Limited charity places available - contact Anna for more details anna@theyardscotland.org.uk


MAY 2015
30 & 31 May
Edinburgh Marathon Festival
Why not sign up for one of our charity places and take part in Edinburgh's premier running event? Contact anna@theyardscotland.org.uk for details.

  • Full Marathon
  • Half Marathon
  • Hairy Haggis Team Relay
  • 10k or 5k
  • Junior events




These events are just a few fundraising suggestions we have for The Yard. If you are taking part in something else or would like to discuss any fundraising ideas with us, then please call Anna Robinson Fundraising Officer on 0131 476 4506 or anna@theyardscotland.org.uk


Good luck and thanks to everyone who is fundraising for us this year.

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.  

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0131 476 4506 

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

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