A Grade ll listed house with extensive landscaped gardens, gifted for the use and enjoyment of the people by Henry Charles 'Inky' Stephens of the Stephens' Ink Company.

Opening Hours

Entrance to the gardens is free of charge. Access to the house is by arrangement.

For guided tours see



The gardens are open during the hours of daylight
which vary throughout the year.

Opening Hours:  

Until 26th October 0700 until 18.30

27th October & November 07.30 - 16.00

December 08.00 - 16.00



Spring/ summer Opening

Open 09.00 until 17.00 Monday - Friday

10.00 until 17.00 Saturday and Sunday

Weather permitting

Playground Kiosk

See Notices

The House - Rooms for Hire

House viewing by arrangement only contact us or fill out a venue hire enquiry form.  Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00

The Bothy Gardens

Our core hours are 10:00 - 13:00 on a Friday and the second Sunday of the Month 1pm -5pm April - July and in Oct please check the events page

but can be open outside of these hours on an as and when basis. These are subject to the weather.


Home of 'Inky' Stephens

17 East End Road,
Finchley, London N3 3QE
T +44(0)20 8346 7812
F No fax available
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