Watch Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale anywhere



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Season 6 of Downton Abbey is coming to an end with the Finale set to take place on Christmas Day.

If you’re outside the UK then Season 6 hasn’t even been shown yet and won’t start until January. However, if you read our earlier guide and you’re a mega Downton Abbey fan then you’ll have no doubt used a VPN to watch Season 6 early at the same time it was aired in the UK and you’ll be eager to watch Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale early too.

On 25th December a 2 hour Downton Abbey Christmas Special will be shown which is the finale for Season 6.

If you’re outside the UK then the good news is you can watch this finale at the same time as UK viewers by using the simple solution explained in our earlier guide.

That’s right, at 20:45 UTC on 25th December you can tune in and catch the first showing of the final of Downton Abbey which sadly after the end of this season will be the very last.

What time is 20:45 in my country?

If you’re wondering what time 20:45 UK is in your country then we’ve put together a small timetable below which should help you. Don’t worry if you can’t make the live showing as the finale will be available on ITV Player for up to 30 days after it is shown.

Location Local time Time zone UTC offset
United Kingdom – England Friday, 25 December 2015, 20:45:00 GMT UTC
Sydney (Australia – New South Wales) Saturday, 26 December 2015, 07:45:00 AEDT UTC+11 hours
Toronto (Canada – Ontario) Friday, 25 December 2015, 15:45:00 EST UTC-5 hours
New York (U.S.A. – New York) Friday, 25 December 2015, 15:45:00 EST UTC-5 hours
Austin (U.S.A. – Texas) Friday, 25 December 2015, 14:45:00 CST UTC-6 hours
San Francisco (U.S.A. – California) Friday, 25 December 2015, 12:45:00 PST UTC-8 hours

How to Watch Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale

The first thing you need to do is get yourself a VPN service. These are offered by a ton of different companies and a quick search of Google will produce thousands of results.

Finding a VPN service can be a difficult and time consuming chore. So many options and it’s almost impossible to tell who offers a good service and who will leave you disappointed with slow and jerky playback.

I’ve been testing VPN services to find out which will be the best to watch Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale and have come to the conclusion that IPVanish offers the best service and price. Not only are they the cheapest but they also offer the fastest service meaning you’ll be able to watch Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale without any issues anywhere in the world.

A good VPN service should set you back no more than US$5-10 depending on how long you sign up for.

Watch Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale anywhere

Watch Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale anywhere.

If you want to look around at a few other decent VPN service options then below are my top 3 recommendations.

  1. IPVanish
  2. ExpressVPN
  3. HideMyAss

What Do I Do Next?

When you’ve signed up to the VPN provider you next need to download their software or app.

The best way to watch Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale anywhere is to do so on your desktop computer or laptop. You can download apps for Android and iOS tablets and phones too.

As an example I’ll show you exactly how to use IPVanish on a Windows computer but the process is very similar no matter what device you use.

1) First download the IPVanish software from the Apps section of the IPVanish website.

2) Install the IPVanish software and run it.

3) Click United Kingdom.

4) Click Connect.

5) The software will now take care of the connection and inform you after about 15 seconds that it is connected.

6) Now open a web browser and visit the ITV Hub (formally known as ITV Player) website by visiting this link.

7) Press Live TV at the top of the website at the time that Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale is on and you’ll be able to watch live.

Note : You may need to sign up and give your email address and a UK Postcode. You can use any, for example, NW1 0AA, NW1 0AX, NW1 0BE or you can use this site to find more.

If you miss the live showing then you have 30 days to view on their catch-up service. At the top of ITV Hub press Shows, then press D and scroll down to find Downton Abbey.

What will be in the Downton Abbey Finale

If you’re eager to watch the Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale anywhere then you’ll more than likely be wondering what will take place in this 2 hour special.

Unfortunately this finale does signal the end of Downton Abbey as a whole so it will be definitely worth checking out and getting your Downton fix.

Edith’s secret is still causing a threat to peace in the Downton world with Mary attempting to build bridges. Henry takes his role of husband seriously with the pain and scars from the death of Charlie still raw.

Denker aims to throw a spanner in the works for Spratt whose moonlighting is at risk. Some devastating news for Isobel while Daisy might have missed her chance with an admirer.

Anna and Bates finally get the day they’ve long been waiting for.

Whatever happens in this season finale it looks to be a thrilling end to what has been one of the most popular shows worldwide and now you can watch it earlier than most of all your friends you’ll be the envy of them.

The only question left to ask is will you be sharing this article so they can watch Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale early too?

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