Dressing up as Vikings We learnt lots of things about what it was like to live as a Viking, including dressing up in Viking clothes. Murton Park Website Viking Settlement This is what archeologists think Viking homes looked like. They only had one room to live, sleep and cook in and the toilets were just a hole in the ground outside!! Working Hard Vikings had to work very hard every day. We had to make pots for oil lamps, collect wood for the fires and make bread. Defending the Settlement Vikings had to look after everyone in the settlement so they had guards to keep raiders out!