In the middle of industrial Grangemouth, Jupiter is a fantastic demonstration of how urban green spaces can be created from wasteland. Besides the surprising variety of wildlife, the reserve is a valuable educational and community resource.
Download our latest events programme to find out what's happening at Jupiter – including our Wildlife Watch group for 8 to 12 year olds. For more info, please contact 01324 486 475.
Jupiter is situated north of the M9 between junctions 5 and 6. From Beancross Road, turn north onto Newlands Road, then left onto Newhouse Road, left onto Wood Street, and Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre is on your right. From Beancross Road, the route is signposted with brown tourist signs.
Car parking is in front of the Wildlife Centre. Access to the reserve is via a path to the left of the building.
The paths around Jupiter are generally even and flat. Wheelchair access is possible around most of the reserve. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
The Visitor Centre is open Tuesday to Friday (September - March). Opening times are 10 am to 5 pm. Please phone ahead to check that the Centre and reserve are open before making your journey. Entry is free of charge.
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There are plenty of ways to get involved at Jupiter. These include helping run educational events and carrying out practical reserve tasks. Volunteering at Jupiter is fun, satisfying and social. For more information please contact the Jupiter Rangers.
The Scottish Wildlife Trust is a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland (registered number SC040247), having its registered office at