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Welcome to our Watermill Friends

As a ‘Friend of The Watermill’ you’ll enjoy many exclusive benefits:

  • dozens of painting, creative writing and knitting tips from our internationally renowned tutors
  • recipes from the watermill’s mouth-watering menus
  • special offers exclusively for Friends
  • regular updates on availability of all our creative courses

Register now to join, then Login – and enjoy!....

Painting tips from the masters at the watermill at Posara, Italy

Painting tips from the masters

Our talented and sympathetic international painting tutors share their skills in this series of practical and inspiring hints & tips to make your paintings come to life, with great composition and vibrant colours.

Knitting tips from our experts at the watermill in Italy

Knitting tips from the experts

Our expert knitting tutors will help you with information about the latest knitting trends, techniques and practical tips to create trendy and beautiful knitting projects.

Cooking tips and recipes from our chefs at the watermill in Italy

Mouth-watering recipes

The watermill is renowned for its cuisine, using local ingredients, many freshly picked from our own gardens. From appetising starters to irresistible cakes, these recipes will revive memories of your stay with us.

Exclusive offers for 'Friends'

‘Friends’ will enjoy special discounts on painting holidays, writing courses and self-catering apartments, as well as being the first to know about all the new watermill activities and events. And you can tell us, too, what new courses and tutors you’d like to see.


Your hosts at the watermill, Italy

To join, please Register. If you’ve already registered, just Login and explore our exclusive Friends' pages. Welcome!

Your hosts at the wtaermill in Tuscany

Lois and Bill Breckon