Watercolours at the Watermill – from £1,116 pp at The Watermill at Posara, Tuscany

 Perfect your painting (or even learn from scratch) at this delightful Tuscan watermill. Be inspired by your surroundings; a riverside garden, vine verandah and the 17th century mill itself. You will also paint at Verrucola Castle and the medieval town Fivizzano.  A week’s painting course, starting on 27 August and led by watercolour artist Annelise Pio Hansen, costs £1,116 pp (two sharing) including transfers (Pisa), all tuition, seven nights’ full-board (including pre-dinner aperitifs), local travel and a visit to either the Cinque Terre or Lucca. Flights extra. Contact The Watermill at Posara on 020 7193 6246 or visit our Painting holidays website .