Gilhagi is a farm in Öxarfjörður, Norðurþingi.
Sheep and goatfarm, forrestry and honeybees.
Woolmill and a farmshop.

Farmshop is open daily from 11-18

Summer 2024

This summer we will ad kitcen to our farmshop
Addin more value to visiters experience.
Light refresment suitable for all


Small family run woolmill in Gilhagi.
The yarn is undyed and spun in the natural
colors of the Icelandic sheep. The wool is
fully processed and spun at the family farm
Gilhagi in the small family run woolmill.
Undyed virgin wool locally sourced from the
arctic north suitable for knitting and weaving.
During your visit you can learn about our
process and products in an accessible way.

Activity í Gilhagi


In Gilhagi, for many years forrestry has been a big part of the agriculture.
Gilhagi has various fun walking paths and picnic areas.
You can walk and enjoy nature with coffee or a cup of tea, and enjoy eating ice cream with birdsong and let the stillness sink in.

Walking path

Shorts walking trails can be found around the forestry, straight from the farmshop.


There is constant work in creating beautiful picnic and rest areas. They are added as the forest grows.


Birds seeks into the forrest and nests. Our honeybees finds nectar on trees and flowers. Rooster, hens or duck, Ducklings or goat with its kid can been seen.


Enjoying tranquility and nature is extremely rewarding and rejuvenating. Take your time and enjoy.


In the farmshop you can get refreshments such as coffee, tea, and soda. This summer we add more to the menu


Find refreshment in the farmshop and find a quiet place and enjoy.


Bees has been kept in Gilhagi since 2015.
The bees help fertilize flowers and flourish our parks.
Beekeeping in the arctic north will always be a challenge also beeing exciting hobby.

On Saturdays this summer you can stop by Gilhagi and get acquainted with beekeeping.
See the flies and get to know the activities of a beehive.
Possibly up close but also at a safe distance


Product range


You can buy woolyarn for your knitting project or as a gift to a knitter friend. Also few knitted product.


You can get few good and intresting books. Informative, Knitting and leisure books.

Food products

Grillmeat and meat starters from Árdalsafurðir. Soda and soft drinks

Coffee or tea

You can get a cup of coffee or tea.
Sit down outside and enjoy the nature.

Summer 2024

We will open a kitchen to our farmshop.
Light refreshment suitable for all.
Soups, baked goods and bread.
Adding more value to visiters experience.

Farmshop is open daily from 10-18

Family farm

Gilhagi is a family run farm.
Brynjar Þór and Guðrún Lilja bought the farm in 2019. Farm and nearby farm Gilsbakki has been farmed by Brynjars family since 1901.
We took over the forrestry and revived the sheepfarm that Gilhagi had been succesfull many years before with adding on goats and other animals as well.


Brynjar Þór
Guðrún Lilja Dam



Sheeps, goats, honeybees, chicken, ducks, horses and kappi the dog.


In the woolmill is a small farmshop where you can get our yarn, various drinks and addons to your lunchpack or trip.


We welcome groups to Gilhagi. Both to our woolmill and other gatherins at Gilhagi farm.


Trees have been planted since yearly years of the farm. In the recent years big areas has been used for planned forest.


Forest and nature around the farm create great places for outdoor activites. Enjoy the nature and stillness with a small walk around our area.

Walking paths

Short hiking paths can be found in the area. Some of it created by sheep

If you are planing trip to Gilhagi for you and/or your group.
Contact us here
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