The Crinan Canal borders the site and the famous Corryvreckan
whirlpool is a few miles out to sea (if it's really wild you can hear it from the woods).
Eventually their training culminated in one final session, which saw the three brothers united for a crossing of the world's third largest whirlpool, the Corryvreckan
RICHARD Blair has asked that his ashes be scattered on his boat, set alight and swept into the maelstrom of the Gulf of Corryvreckan
It features in 20 of the 100 top 10 lists, with Corryvreckan
Whirlpool rated as one of the "Wildest Swims in the World" and The West Highland Way recommended as one of the "Best Treks with Killer Views".
Craignish Cruises offers trips into Loch Craignish where, if there is sufficient tidal movement, there's a chance to visit the whirlpool at Corryvreckan
The Grand Bark Equinoxe Blended Scotch, Scotland ($55), was "Best Blended Scotch," and Ardbeg Single Malt Scotch, Corryvreckan
, Islay, Scotland ($85), was "Best Single Malt Scotch.
Over the two episodes, filmed during the summer, Robson meets a diverse range of open water swimmers with locations varying from a gentle dip in a Cornish tidal pool, to tackling Scotland's Corryvreckan
whirlpool, where swimmers face freezing water and mighty currents.
The remainder has no apparent connection to Scotland other than friendships with Scots and membership of interest groups such as the local branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society and the local Scottish Country Dance Band, Corryvreckan
, both of which perform at the Supper.
You'll need your boots too if you want to stay on dry land and marvel at the notorious whirlpools in the Gulf of Corryvreckan
The views out to the Dorus Mor and the whirlpools of Corryvreckan
more than compensate for any breathlessness.
is the third largest whirlpool in the world PICTURE Peter Sandground
uk Amazing whirlpools Take a boat trip to the world's third largest whirlpool, the Gulf of Corryvreckan
, in the Atlantic Ocean south of Oban.