How to get to Jupiter

Jupiter is located on the Union canal south of Broxburn.

Exact Location:

307807E 671810N (N55:55:50 W3:28:38)


By Train, Bus, and on Foot to Jupiter:

From Edinburgh take the First Bus number 12 or 16 to Broxburn Town Centre.From Glasgow take Scottish City bus number 900 from Buchanan street bus station to Newbridge roundabout on the Glasgow Road, Edinburgh and take number 12 to Broxburn town centre.Walk East along West Mains St. (A899) until reaching the Union Canal, access the tow path at Port Buchan Basin. Continue East on the canal towards Edinburgh. 500 yards down the canal on the opposite side of the tow path is the Jupiter sculpture. It is located between Miss Margaretís bridge No. 25 and Broxburn Road Bridge.

Cycling to Jupiter:

If youíre coming through Broxburn follow the above directions. If youíre coming from Edinburgh continue along canal tow path to Broxburn Road Bridge and just before Miss Margaretís bridge No. 25 on the opposite of the tow path is the Jupiter sculpture. From Glasgow follow canal to Miss Margaretís bridge and sculpture is opposite side of canal tow path.

By Car to Jupiter:

From Edinburgh and Glasgow take the M8 and exit at junction 3. Take the A899 towards Broxburn. This takes you onto West Mains street. Carry on to Broxburn. At second set of traffic lights take a right turn onto Blyth Road. Continue on this road for 200 yards through the housing scheme until you come to a sign that says Badger Brook. Take this turning and continue onto Badger Brook. Park your car by canal fence. There is a footbridge, Miss Margaretís bridge across the canal which you can access the tow path from. As you access the tow path head east ward towards Edinburgh. The sculpture is on the opposite side to the tow path about 50 yards along.