Up, up and away! Kylie and Alex head to an awesome balloon ascent

Our own Kylie and Alex are going along for the ride... Credit: ITV News

Some things are worth getting up early for...

Our own Kylie and Alex were off to the Downs in Bristol early doors this morning.

Here's why:

Balloons of all shapes and sizes are flying over the city this morning to celebrate one week to go until the Bristol Balloon Fiesta.

The four day event at Ashton Court attracted more than half a million people last year.

So, what's the verdict?

Did you see the balloons this morning? Send us your pictures!