During our trip to Tatton Park, we learnt about many aspects of Viking life. We found out about what they liked to eat and helped prepare some bread. We discussed the different uses of hunted animals, in terms of providing meat, skins and other items. We investigated different artefacts and how they were useful for Viking life. We made clay jewellery with Viking runes marked on them. We had the opportunity to handle shields, weapons, helmets and armour and discuss their advantages and disadvantages. Additionally, we pretended to be Viking warriors on a longship.