Posts Tagged ‘ Vikings ’

Guide to Gotland

Jul 25th, 2012 | By

Patricia Cleveland Peck finds paradise on the popular Swedish island of Gotland – famed for its sheep and long hours of sunshine

The Viking Connection

Feb 5th, 2010 | By

I automatically think of 4 places in our countries when I think of Vikings; the Isle of Man, Orkney, Dublin and York. Were they a rampaging bunch of blonde warriors bent on raping and pillaging as the Horrible Histories tell us or is there more than that?
Yes that isn’t the total story. As usual it is more complicated but mixing the truth with what people think is a great way of attracting people to your event and none is better than the Jorvik Viking Centre in linking the two.