How to watch The Great British Bake Off 2023 from anywhere in the world

The Great British Bake Off 2023 will return to channel 4 later this year, here is how to watch the beloved baking show from anywhere in the world

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The Great British Bake Off 2023 is set to return later this year, with a brand new host joining Noel Fielding in the shape of Alison Hammond.

Ever since Alison Hammond was confirmed to be replacing Matt Lucas as co-host of The Great British Bake Off earlier this year, excitement has been brewing over the upcoming series. 

Bake Off contestants 2022 went down a storm with fans, but while we don't know who is taking part in the 2023 series yet, viewers are still buzzing to see if Prue's innuendos will be as bold as usual or if they'll be able to spot the winner from the get-go. 

So ahead of its release we explain how to watch the baking drama from anywhere in the world. Even if you're on vacation, there's no need to miss season 7 of the well-loved show, hurrah!

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How to watch The Great British Bake Off 2023

Currently, the only way to watch The Great British Bake off 2023 is on Channel 4 and All 4. This means that if you are outside of the UK on vacation, you may struggle to access the show unless you have a VPN (a virtual private network). VPNs are a popular way to access TV shows only available in other countries.

If you're already confused, don't panic - we've got you covered. Our sister site, TechRadar, has put every major VPN service to the test to save you the hassle of sifting through the web yourself. They've rated ExpressVPN as the best - and here's why.

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If you've never installed a VPN before, don't worry, it's quick and easy. Just follow these three steps:

  1. Download and install the VPN following ExpressVPN's easy-to-follow instructions (ExpressVPN comes with a 30-day money back guarantee and if you click here you can get 49% off and 3 months free, too.)
  2. Once you've installed your VPN, open the app and select your server location to anywhere in the US.
  3. With your VPN installed and server location set to the UK, where you can access All 4.

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How to watch GBBO seasons 1 to 6

In the UK, The Great British Bake Off is exclusively available to watch on Channel 4 and its streaming service All4. 

All4 is the home of all of the first six seasons of the show, which first began airing on Channel 4 in 2017. So if you can't wait for season 7 to start and you are looking to watch all of the old seasons, All4 is the place to go. 

There were 10 episodes in GBBO season six, which finished on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. This means that All4 currently has six full seasons of the show ready for binging!

If you want to watch earlier seasons of the show from 2010 which aired on the BBC head to Britbox, a subscription streaming service for British television services.  

Laura Harman

Laura is the Entertainment Editor for woman&home who primarily covers television, film, and celebrity news. Laura loves drinking and eating and can often be found trying to get reservations at London's trendiest restaurants. When she's not wining and dining, Laura can also be found travelling, baking, and hiking with her dog.