Welcome to IFLI

The Inner Forth Landscape Initiative is a Heritage Lottery Funded Landscape Partnership Scheme which focuses on the upper Firth of Forth. Explore our website to find out how we are working with partners and communities from 2014 - 2018, and how you can take part in our projects around the landscape.

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Welcome to the Inner Forth Landscape Initiative. We are a Heritage Lottery Funded ‘Landscape Partnership Scheme’ located on the upper Firth of Forth.

Explore our website to find out how we are working with partners and communities from 2014 - 2018 and how you can take part in our projects around the landscape.

Forthcoming Events

  • The Inner Forth from a New Perspective 01 Sep 16 Join IFLI for this cruise on the River Forth on board the Maid of the Forth from South Queensferry up to Kincardine Bridge and back...
  • Family Bat Evening 02 Sep 16 Join IFLI and Emilie Wadsworth from CSGNT to find out about the bats that call the Inner Forth home during this evening at the Univ...
  • Estuary Bird ID Workshop - waiting list 03 Sep 16 Would you like to develop your wading bird ID skills?  How exactly do you identify a wading bird out on the mudflats when ...
  • Siege on the Forth 03 Sep 16 - 04 Sep 16   Blackness Castle/David Palmar/www.photoscot.co.uk Join Historic Environment Scotland to discover more about the castle ...
  • Master Chef in the Woods 03 Sep 16 Come and try out your culinary skills over a woodland fire near Gartmorn Dam.  We'll supply all the ingredients, but ultim...
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IFLI Inner Forth Festival 2016

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Latest News

  • IFLI Inner Forth Festival 2016 Tuesday, August 02, 2016

    After the success of the first Inner Forth Festival, which took place in September 2015, plans are now in place for this year's fantastic Festival to celebrate the unique...

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  • Kennetpans weekend in the spotlight Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    The historic Kennetpans Distillery, near Kincardine, will be the focus of a whole weekend of free activities organised by the Inner Forth Landscape Initiative next week. Whether...

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  • Discover new wildlife hotspots in the Inner Forth Friday, June 17, 2016

    Are you interested in nature? Would you like to discover a new wildlife haven and learn more about the species that live there? The Inner Forth Landscape Initiative (IFLI) is...

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  • First May the Forth Fun Run takes off Thursday, May 05, 2016

    Over 120 runners joined in the May the Forth Fun Run at Bo'ness! You can check times and placings here. IFLI worked in partnership with The Friends of Kinneil to organise the...

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  • Become a citizen scientist by ‘Mothing Around the Forth’ Tuesday, April 19, 2016

    Would you like learn more about the moths of the Forth estuary area, practise your identification skills and contribute to a national species recording scheme this summer? The Inner...

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Conserving and restoring

the natural and built heritage that define the landscape.

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Recording and celebrating

the local heritage by empowering communities to get involved.

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Featured Project

Project Explorer

Browse the 50 projects within the Inner Forth Landscape Initiative to find out more.

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Exploring and learning

to increase people’s access and understanding of the landscape.

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Skills and training

to give people a chance to develop their natural and historic heritage skills.

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Project Map

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Explore the Inner Forth

Where to find walking and cycling routes in the Inner Forth area.

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About Us

IFLI’s vision is of an Inner Forth where local people and visitors alike value, protect and celebrate this unique landscape at the heart of Scotland. Our aim is to work with local communities and other organisations to conserve, enhance and promote its important natural and historic features for the future.

Between 2014 and 2018, fifty individual but inter-related projects are taking place around the Inner Forth area. Throughout our projects there are many ways that you can take part.

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Project Development

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Who we are

Eight organisations now make up the Inner Forth Landscape Partnership.

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Our Funders

IFLI is supported by the National Lottery and other funders.

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Studies & Research

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About the Landscape

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Our Team

Meet the IFLI staff team who work on behalf of the Partnership to achieve IFLI’s aims.

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Get in touch

We’d love to hear from you. There are a number of ways to contact us.

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Our Partners