#ULDAdventure with UNIQLO

November 10, 2014

Hello Freckles #ULDAdventure Outfit 1
Ultra Light Down (ULD) is new form of outerwear for both men and women from UNIQLO. It's so light yet really warm - it comes with a little bag so you can roll it up and take it with you, kinda like a sleeping bag you can wear, that's the best way I can describe it!

What would you do if you had £500 to spend on a UK Adventure?

Read on to find out how you could win a £500 UK Adventure and some ULD to keep you cosy. If you like being outdoors and exploring you won't wanna miss this!
Hello Freckles #ULDAdventure Outfit 2
Hello Freckles #ULDAdventure Outfit 3
Ultra Light Down Jacket - UNIQLO*
Jeggings- Dorothy Perkins
New Balance 410s - ASOS

UNIQLO are running an incredible competition where you can win £500 to spend on a UK adventure and some ULD to take with you and keep cosy. All you have to do is say what you would do if you had £500 to spend on a UK adventure and share it via twitter with #ULDAdventure. Be quick though, the competition ends on 14th November!

If I had £500 to spend on a UK adventure there's one place that immediately springs to mind, the Isle of Skye off the West Coast of Scotland. It's nearly 400 miles, over 8 hours drive away but it's completely worth the journey. The whole island is stunning; I could include so many photos but I've limited myself to the few below. We've even got a canvas print of this photo my Dad took in our dining room. We went for a week and stayed in the little village of Stein, not too far from Portree and everywhere is just a scenic drive away.

Speaking of driving, it'd be amaaazing if I could hire a VW campervan to roam around Skye in, though the 8 hour drive to get there might be a bit bumpy. Maybe something more practical would be a better idea, but I'm just excited that I could drive around (I'm eagerly awaiting my pink licence arriving in the post any day now) and it'd be an incredible road trip!

ULD would be perfect for the trip, so light to carry with me when I'm roaming around outdoors and great to keep me warm and dry if I'm up hills and exposed to the elements. In Scotland the weather changes so quickly; you can have four seasons in a day so it's best to be prepared. 

There's no shortage of breathtaking scenery, the Black Cuillin hills (second photo below) looked amazing every time we passed by. I'd definitely add them to my itinerary if I was to go back, though I'm not much of a climber so the inaccessible pinnacle would stay true to its' name and there's no chance I'd be pulling off any Danny McAskill trickery up there!
I actually stood on that cliff in the photo below (and I'm not too good with heights and open spaces) and walked up the Quirang too which gave an amazing view of the Outer Hebrides and mainland Scotland. Sometimes people think you have to go halfway round the world to get breathtaking views and scenery, but you really don't. Scotland has so much and Skye is a perfect example. The Aurora Borealis can been visible in Northern Scotland if you're lucky to be there at the right time and it's a lot cheaper to visit than heading over to Iceland! Fingers crossed it'd be my lucky week and I'd get a glimpse.

Another pony trek would also be on the itinerary, I really enjoyed the last one and I miss horseriding. I used to go every week so it'd be great to do a longer trek and explore more of the scenery.

It'd be great to win, not only to go back and see more of the island, and re-visit places we saw before, but to take you along and vlog parts of my trip too. If you've been to Skye before I'd love to know your thoughts and your favourite places you visited.
Hello Freckles #ULDAdventure Isle of Skye Lighthouse
 Hello Freckles #ULDAdventure Black Cuillin Hills Skye
Hello Freckles #ULDAdventure Skye Sunset Stein
 Hello Freckles #ULDAdventure Skye Sunset
Hello Freckles #ULDAdventure Outfit
Where would you go if you had £500 to spend on a UK Adventure? Let me know in the comments.

For full t&c's see here. Good Luck!
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This post was a collab with UNIQLO: all words, photos and thoughts are my own.


  1. wow I can really imagine you want to go back!!amazing places!! The idea of having a sleeping bag you can wear is brilliant!! :D I hope you win!
    Alice|­­Alice's Beauty Madness

    1. It's the best way to describe it. Thanks Alice, I've got my fingers crossed!

  2. Those photos are stunning and I love the Lulu Guiness top x

  3. such beautiful views! I love your heart shape top!

    1. To see them in person is just incredible.

      Thanks :) x

  4. Beautiful views! love the trainers.


    1. :) If you're looking for new trainers I highly recommend New Balance - so comfy!

  5. I love the pics, you look beautiful! :)

  6. Sounds amazing and the pictures look beautiful! <3

    Pink Frenzy

  7. Me and my boyfriend have just recently got back from Skye!
    It was the first time I ever went to Scotland and it was AMAZING! :)

    1. Aw wow, that's great. It's so beautiful x

  8. I'm not sure I could top your choice of adventure, it looks pretty perfect!

  9. Beautiful photos! I love the Scottish islands, the outer Hebrides are absolutely stunning, I'd love to visit again. The jacket sounds super cosy too :D

    Jess xo

    1. :) Thanks Jess, it really was, I wore it on a cold day too to really test it out x

  10. This is a fab competition and your entry is amazing, with some amazing photos too! Good luck! xx

  11. Beautiful photos! I wish I could win something like that! :)

  12. love this sweat shirt on you and u have such a beuatifuly done hairs ... u r so pretty

    Shumaila Jaffer
    Beauty Redefined


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