Rockfield Studios began its commercial recording life in 1961 and in 1965 was acknowledged to be the first residential recording studio in the world. Rockfield recording studios is situated on a farm surrounded by beautiful Welsh countryside just outside the village of Rockfield near Monmouth in the beautiful Wye Valley, Wales.
The now famous studios have played host to many of the world’s biggest artists – Rush, Oasis, Iggy Pop, Nigel Kennedy, Simple Minds, Coldplay, Black Sabbath, Robert Plant and in 1975 was the primary studios used by Queen for the recording of the greatest pop record of all time ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. As well as having a successful recording studio, Rockfield Studios has also had a successful record label with such artists as Dave Edmunds, Hawkwind and Budgie to name a few. As well as having a successful recording studio, Rockfield has also had a successful record label with such artists as Dave Edmunds, Hawkwind and Budgie to name a few, our new promo Video is available documenting 58 years of Rockfield. Why not come and stay at the legendary Rockfield Studios! You don’t have to be in a band to be able to sample the luxury accommodation and hospitality enjoyed by some of the top recording artists in the world! For larger groups we have relaxed self-catering, holiday accommodation close to great activities.