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Golf and Accommodation

Come and stay at the world famous Rockfield Recording Studios where artists like Queen, Oasis, Julian Lennon, Paul Weller, Robert Plant and Paulo Nutini have all recorded.

ACCOMMODATION

  

The Coach House has been used as accommodation for one of the two recording studios and can accommodate up to 16 people in 7 bedrooms. The bedrooms themselves include 2 family rooms, 3 twin rooms and two double rooms with jacuzzi baths and power showers in each bathroom. One double and a twin share bathroom facilities with the remaining 5 bedrooms all ensuite.

Relax in front of the wood burning stove in the main lounge after a glorious day of playing golf at one of the many beautiful local golf courses. Enjoy spending time with your friends and family - the main lounge and dining area are very spacious and great for get togethers; but enjoy the option to be able to relax in the comfort and privacy of your own large bedroom.

There is a fully equipped kitchen and the lounge is equipped with satellite tv, dvd and video players along with a stereo system. Each bedroom has its own tv, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. Wheelchair access is available into 2 bedrooms.

We are available for short breaks of 3 or 4 nights or stay for a full 7 days.

GOLF

Spend a day playing golf at one of our local golf courses. Our Coach House can be used as a base from which golfers can play a variety of top golf courses in the area. We can arrange golf tee-off times as a guest at each club, transport if required and make reservations at local restaurants on guests behalf.

Just let us know when you would like to do this and we will make the necessary arrangements for you.

Local Courses:

THE CELTIC MANOR

Venue for the 2010 Ryder Cup, boasting three courses of varying styles. Celtic manor offers many challenges, not least the many water hazards in the USK Valley basin. Various "special deals" on offer during most of the year.

 

THE ROLLS OF MONMOUTH

One of Wales best kept secrets, this delightful parkland course offers interesting golf both low and high handicappers.Designed around the former stately home of the family of Charles Rolls, with breathtaking views of the Black Mountains.

 

MONMOUTH GOLF CLUB

One of the older clubs in the area, it's original 9 holes were extended to 18 several years ago. It is located above the Wye valley and has many interesting holes with the steep approaches to some offering quite a challenge.

  

SAN PIERRE

Centered around a Marriot Hotel, there are two courses. The long Old Course overlooking the River Severn, former venue of European PGA tournaments, and the shorter Mathern Course providing many interesting holes.

 

ROSS ON WYE GOLF CLUB

An old established course with tree lined fairways requiring some challenging drives.

  

 

These are just a selection of the Golf Courses in the area - if you are aware of any others you would like to try we will be happy to make enquiries for you.

MUSIC

Rockfield Studios is still very much a working recording studio. We will be celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2013 and in those years we have played host to many famous and infamous musicians and bands. As an added bonus during your stay, the studios owner, Kingsley Ward, or one of his family will give you a guided tour. The recording process will be explained along with stories and anecdotes from the studios illustrious past.

CATERING

The accommodation package is self catering but if required we can provide a breakfast of your choice, prepared for you each morning. Breakfast can include cereals, croissants, toast, full English breakfast, fresh fruit, juice and tea or coffee.

PACKED LUNCHES:

We are happy to provide a daily packed lunch for all members of the party to take to enjoy at leisure during your day of golfing. These need to be ordered in advance.

IN-HOUSE CATERER:

If you prefer to eat in during any of your evenings you are welcome to either prepare your own meal or we can arrange for one of our chefs to prepare either a three course sit down meal or a buffet for you.

We will endeavour to provide lunches and evening meals that suit all dietary needs, so please advice of any special requirements. We regret we are unable to include wine or other alcoholic beverages but are more than happy to purchase your chosen alcoholic beverages on your behalf.

LOCAL RESTUARANTS

Take the opportunity of being in one of the top 'foodie' areas in the UK and try some of the highly acclaimed restaurants in the UK. You decide where you would like to try and we will make the necessary arrangements, including transport if required.

As this is and area well known for the quality of the restaurants they do get booked up quickly, therefore it is best to let us know when and where you would like us to reserve a table as soon as you are able to.

Below you will find a selection of just a few of the many excellent restaurants in the area.

The Crown at Whitbrook

The Walnut Tree

The Bell at Skenfrith

The Stonemill

The Hardwick

The Tudor Farmhouse

The Newbridge Inn

These are just a selection of the restaurants in the area - if you are aware of any others you would like to try we will be happy to make reservations for you.

LOCATION


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Rockfield Studios are situated a mile outside the market town of Monmouth in the heart of the Wye Valley, in a designated Area of Outstanding Beauty, surrounded by magnificent countryside.

As a border town, Monmouth is where Wales really begins with the hills around Abergavenny, Hay Bluff, the Brecon Beacons and the Wye Valley providing superb countryside walks and drives.

Monmouth has its excellent road links to the Midlands, the North, South Wales, and the Severn Bridge and London. The Celtic Manor in Newport, where the 2010 Ryder Cup was held, is just a 25 minute drive away. The M4 motorway is 18 miles away and the M50, only 10 miles away. The cities of Cardiff, Bristol and Bath are all within three-quarters of an hour from Monmouth.

 

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