The annual Anchor Festival has returned to Ulverston canal this week.

Displays of anchors designed by the community, schools, shops and business will line the canal tow path once again.

This year the theme is 'Over The Water' as the Ulverston Canal Regeneration Group are highlighting the Rolling Bridge, which is a grade II listed structure.

The UCRG have been working hard to save the old Rolling Bridge from disintegrating.

It is the only one of its kind in the country and an interactive information station will be installed to show how it used to work.

There are more than 60 amazing designs on display - all showing creativity, imagination and skill.

The trail features bridges from around the world, hidden on 12 of the anchor sculptures.

An interpretive installation has been created explaining the history of the bridge and providing an opportunity to try the interactive movements that demonstrate how it used to open.

Colin Smith, chair of Ulverston Canal Regeneration Group, said: “I think it is amazing that they have come up with such imaginative ideas for the anchors, they are really beautiful things which set the landscape brilliantly.

“The event links well to the old iron and steel works that used to be here.”