Viðey Church was consecrated in 1774. It is one of Iceland´s oldest churches and still has its original interior fittings. The church is open to all visitors.
The Viðey House, the first building constructed of stone in Iceland, is one of the country´s oldest building and a significant part of Icelandic architectural history.
A worth seeing historic display is to be found in the basement.
Gallery Restaurant – Hótel Holti operates a restaurant in Viðey House and has done so since apríl 2010. The old and splendid mansion, Viðey House, has a very special atmosphere and the restaurant is popular among visitors.
If you turn left from Viðey House you will soon come upon the Imagine Peace Tower by Yoko Ono and further on you´ll find Viðeyjarnaust cabin.
Viðeyjarnaust cabin was built in 1986 and is a bright and open house with glass walls and roof. About 100 people can be comfortably seated there. It has a small kitchenett and public toilets. It is open daily and is a popular resting place for hikers and other guests of Viðey to take a break and enjoy the unique view from the patio. By Viðeyjarnaust cabin stands a big, old fashioned charcoal BBQ available for all our guests. Guest must bring all that is needed for the barbecue. Charcoal, all food, plates, glasses etc. There is about 10 minut walk from the boat to Viðeyjarnaust cabin. Viðeyjarnaust cabin is closed over the wintertime from Oktober 1st. To Mai 1st.
If you on the other hand went straight ahead passing Viðey House, you will soon come upon small huts housing the public bathrooms and the horse rental is right there. If you continue following the road going east you will after about 15 minut walk come upon The Old School House.
The Old School House was built in 1928 and is the only building remaining, along with an old water reservoir since the old times. It is open to all visitors and there are public bathrooms there.
Public bathrooms are in Viðeyjarnaust cabin, The Old School House and in small huts behind (north of) Viðey House.