The farm Hlid, in fjord Hvalfjordur, is 5 km from the No. 1 National Road,
55 km from Reykjavik, 19 km from Akranes and 26 km from Borgarnes. Tourist
facilities at Hlidconsist of an attractive 70m² all-year cottage
with a bedroom, bathroom, sitting room and kitchen. The cottage can sleep
up to 6 people in comfort. A shop, swimming pools, a golf course and angling
facilities are located close by. The farm is situated in peaceful surrounding
beneath the mountain Midfellsmuli at the opening of the valley Svinadalur
There are beautiful view from it toall directions: up the fjord Hvalfjordur,
across the bay to Reykjavik and westwards to Snaefellsjokull and Akrafjall.
There is also a beautiful drive up the valley Svinadalur along the river
Laxa to the lake Eyrarvatn and over the ridge Dragi down into Skorradalur.
The county many sights and places of interest: Glymur, Iceland´s
highest waterfall (198 m), the island Geirsholmi (Hardarholmi) in Hvalfjordur,
the mountain Thyrill, a striking basalt mountain with Iceland´s
only whaling station beneath it and farm Saurbaer, where the great religious
poet Hallgrimur Petursson preached and is buried. Further north lies Reykholt,
a famous educational and historical site know mainly as the property and
residence of the saga write Snorri Sturluson, and the hot spring Deildartunguhver,
with 180 liters per second of water at 100°C is probably the most
productive in the world. The country´s second largest glacier, Langjokull
(950 square km), marks the country boundary ; its highest point is 1,355
m above sea level. Hlid is a mixed farm, with sheep, horses ducks and
a tourist service.
The farmers are Eyjolfur Jonsson and Ingibjorg Petursdottir
Tel. 4338938 8924010 8524010. Fax. 4338983
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