Tumbles at Portobello is our Gymnastics and Softplay Centre. Tumbles is situated right on the beach, along the main Portobello Promenade, with views across the Firth of Forth. Tumbles is Edinburgh’s first and only purpose-built gymnastics facility and Softplay venue.
Tumbles caters for all levels and ages, providing coaching programmes from pre-school, through to Adult Gymnastics, Trampoline and Freestyle Gymnastics. Tumbles also provides access to clubs, schools and elite athletes. It offers a full pathway for both women’s and men’s artistic gymnastics.
Tumbles Softplay frame provides children with a fun and exciting range of features that will help develop their sense of balance, stimulate their minds and promote activity. This play area has distinct zones for Babies (under 12 months), Toddlers (under 4 years) and Juniors (4-10 years).
If you are visiting soft play, you also have access to Cafe Refresh, offering healthy snacks and quality coffee. Our bright, comfy, cosy cafe, located on the mezzanine level with fantastic views of Portobello promenade and beach, will leave you spoiled for choice.
Our other cafe is seasonal - Cafe Refresh on the Beach - is open to everyone visiting the beautiful Portobello seaside. The café can be accessed from the promenade and is open weather dependent form 1030-1700 every day. Sit in, or take-away, Cafe Refresh on the Beach offers a selection of hot and cold drinks, snacks and ice lollies. Don't worry if you have left the bucket and spade at home, as we sell beach toys and other seasonal goods too.