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

  • Spirits, Ships and Smuggling: A River's Tale 21 Sep 17 Join us aboard the Maid of the Forth for a journey into the Forth's fantastic past.  Learn more about the historic tra...
  • Sphagnum Moss ID Workshop 22 Sep 17 This workshop is currently fully booked, however can can add your name to the waiting list by contacting 01324 831 568 or This emai...
  • Nocturnal Safari 22 Sep 17 A walk at dusk to uncover the wildlife that come out after dark. To book your place call 01324 506850.   This even...
  • Photography Walk and Cyanotype Printing Workshop 23 Sep 17 On this two-part art workshop we will explore the nature of the wooded areas around Clackmannan and Kennet, taking photographs as w...
  • Introduction to Fungi Microscopy 23 Sep 17 Introduction to microscopy for the identification of Fungi Some fungi can be identified using a combination of field characters...
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IFLI Inner Forth Festival

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Latest News

  • Conference to highlight new connections around the Forth Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    This November the history and wildlife of the Inner Forth will be in the spotlight at an event looking at the many ways organisations and communities have been working together...

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  • The Inner Forth Festival 2017 is here! Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    Another September full of fantastic free events has been announced, and you can find out all the details below!             Every September IFLI organise the Inner Forth Festival, a month of...

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  • Explore the Inner Forth with our new interactive map Wednesday, August 02, 2017

    IFLI have launched a new online feature which will help you to get out and explore everything that the Inner Forth has to offer. Our new interactive map gives you an overview of the...

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  • Rediscovering Valleyfield Estate's 'Lost' Stables Thursday, July 13, 2017

    In August and September an exciting archaeological project will be taking place to uncover an important part of Valleyfield's heritage - and IFLI are looking for volunteers to...

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  • Alloa Academy films get their world premiere Thursday, June 22, 2017

    Following the world premiere at Alloa Academy on the 21st June, we are delighted to bring two short films created with the help of Alloa Academy pupils out on general release. The...

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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