The Viking Age in the North West

The North West in the Viking Age is a project led by Dr Clare Downham, a medieval historian at the University of Liverpool.

Using the app, you can discover a range of sites in North West England which shed light on the history of viking settlement and integration, ranging from place-names and archaeological finds to stone sculptures.

The map will help you locate and visit sites, or you can browse through our alphabetical list. Each site is accompanied by a brief description and images as well as references to find out more information. 

App includes:

  • Interactive Map
  • Descriptions of 25 points of interest
  • Images of important archaeological finds