whirlpool: see CorrievrekinCorrievrekin
or Corryvreckan
, whirlpool in Corrievrekin passage N of Jura island, Argyll and Bute, W Scotland.
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uk Visit the Gulf of Corryvreckan Take a boat trip to the second largest whirlpool in the western hemisphere in the channel between Jura and Scarba.
Maclean, who he says will probably take part in about four or five swim runs this year, has swum in a wide range of outdoor settings including across the Corryvreckan Whirlpool, which lies in the narrow strait between Jura and Scarba and Argyll and Bute.
Don't forget the Paps of Jura - accessible from Islay, while this gem of an island is also famous for George Orwell, whisky and the dramatic Corryvreckan, the world's third largest whirlpool.
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.
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.
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.