Travel Service has operated this private golf course.
Its construction and development has been gradual from
golf course is located near most famous
attractions of the country and is the
richest in Saga literature and is connected with
an abundance of Sagas, such as The Book of
Settlements, Gunnlaugssaga, Hardarsaga
Njalssaga, Laxdaelasaga, Egilssaga,
Eyrbyggjasaga, The Greenlander Saga and the Gislasaga.
Not far from the golf course is fine a fishing lakes and the
beautiful Whale Bay branches into the mountainous landscapes between the
points Akranes and Kjalarnes. It is about 30 km (20 miles) long,
4-5 km wide, and quite deep (84m). The innermost part is framed
with steep mountains, dropping almost straight into the sea, but further
west are extended lowland areas.
Hallhrims church belongs
to the Saurbaer benefice in the Borgarfiord deanery. It was consecrated
in 1957 to commemorate one of the most beloved poets of the country, who
lived in the 17th century, and was named after him. The
stained windowpanes are the work of the artist Gerdur Helgadottir, who
sought inspiration in the Hymns of Passion of Rev. poet Hallgrimur
Petursson, when she made them.