The Yard is an adventure play centre for disabled children, young people and their families.

You can reach The Yard team during office hours by calling us on 0131 476 4506.

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Getting here

We are located in Canonmills near George V Park, a 15-20 minute walk from Princes Street.

22 Eyre Place Lane



Get directions via Google Maps

Lothian buses 8 and 36 stop at the Broughton Road end of Eyre Place.
Lothian buses 23 and 27 stop nearby on Dundas Street. 

Look out for Jewson on Eyre Place then follow the lane to the end.


There is a drop-off area and disabled parking in front of our building, as well as a small car park for our visitors. We cannot guarantee space but please do not park on Eyre Place Lane - it must be kept clear for emergency vehicle access at all times. There is ample parking nearby and on surrounding streets. Thank you for understanding.

Opening times

During term time, we are open to our members for drop-in family sessions on:

Fridays from 1pm to 4pm

Saturdays from 12 noon to 5pm

(We open on Saturdays from 10am to 12 noon for our families who prefer quiet session only).

There is no need to book for our family sessions.

In Edinburgh, we are open to the public for all families to come and play every Sunday from 10am to 4pm - visit Sunday Funday for more info.

During the Edinburgh school holidays, we are open for family session Monday to Saturday. Please check our blog for the latest details.


Your first visit is free. Please come and try it out to see if The Yard suits your family. If you would like to keep coming to The Yard, we ask you to become a member, either with a visiting membership or regular monthly payment. Find out more about our membership options.

You can use your membership for The Yard at all three of our sites - The Yard Edinburgh, The Yard Dundee and The Yard Fife.