The Vikings arrived in Scotland, forcing the Scotti back from Dalriada into Pictland.
Why was the Brough of Birsay in Scotland chosen as a settlement by the Norse?
What made Lindisfarne, or Holy Island, such an important place?
What has the settlement of Jarlshof taught archaeologists about the Norse way of life?
A visit to the Museum of Scotland to find out what an archaeologist's work involves.
Learn about the sort of food that the Vikings ate and how it was prepared and cooked.