Axe & Trap Studios is a recording facility situated at the foot of the Mendip Hills in Somerset, England.

Located between the City of Wells and the famous Wookey Hole, just 15 minutes away from the Glastonbury festival site, Axe & Trap is a comfortable, four-room recording studio available to track large ensembles, full bands, small combos, solo artists and performers. Axe & Trap Studios can also cater to pre-production and rehearsing bands.

Get in contact with us today to discuss your recording project:

The Studio

Axe & Trap studios is a four-room facility that boasts a great selection of analogue equipment, keyboards and amps, with everything ready for getting your ideas down quickly.

The rooms are designed to be sonically even and punchy so that any performance will sound honest and powerful. Isolated from the outside world, we’re able to make clean and uncompromised intimate recordings without any audible interruptions.

For more information on the studio, visit THE STUDIO page.

Our control room boasts a great selection of analogue outboard and Fx equipment all patched in and ready for getting your ideas down quickly.

Room A, our main live room is 7 meters by 4 meters. The perfect space for drum tracking, full-band recordings and small orchestral work.

Room B, our smaller room is perfectly designed for tracking a close-miked drum kit, guitar amplifiers, vocals and voiceover.


Our recording equipment includes: Undertone Audio Focusrite, Slate, Overstayer, Elysia.

Our mikes include: PearlMan, Aston, Neumann, Mojave, Beyerdynamic.

Our backline includes: Fender amps and guitars, Rivera, 1920’s Beckhardt Baby Grand Piano. Rhodes, Mapex Maple Black Panther Snare.

For a comprehensive list, visit the GEAR page

Our rates

To find out more about our rates, visit our PRICES page.

Use of all 4 rooms and recording equipment is available with all booking rates listed above. One of our in house engineers are included in this price also.

Please take a look at our terms and conditions when booking a session here.


You can get in touch with us either by phone or email, we’d be happy to discuss your project with you.

Email: hello [at] axeandtrapstudios.com

Tel: 07854 518611

Address: 8 Underwood Business Park, Wookey Hole Road, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1AF

For directions, please visit the CONTACT page.

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