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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Christmas opening times

The Yard Edinburgh will close at 4pm on Friday 23rd until 10am on Thursday 29th December.

We will close again at 4pm on Saturday 31st December until 10am on Monday 2nd January 2017.

All of our clubs will finish at the end of the day on Thursday 22nd December and re-start week beginning Monday 9th January 2017.

The Yard Dundee will be closed on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th December, and on Saturday 31st December and Sunday 1st January 2017.

The Yard Fife will be closed on Sunday 25th December and Sunday 1st January 2017.

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

Events & notices

Dundee & Fife Christmas Parties

The Yard Dundee and The Yard Fife Christmas parties take place on Sunday 18th December during our usual family sessions - no need to book.

The Yard Edinburgh Christmas Party

Saturday 17th December at The Yard Edinburgh

Both parties are now full - please do not come along if you have not booked - thank you.

11am to 1pm

1.45 to 3.45pm

The Yard members and siblings only

Join us for festive fun and games, Stina Sparkles, Frozen karaoke...and a visit from Santa and his elves!

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 


14 Drumlanrig Place

Mid Craigie

Dundee DD4 8HZ



Argos Centre

Appin Crescent

Kirkcaldy KY2 6EJ

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