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:  

February 07.30 - 17.00

March 07.00 - 18.00

April 07.00 - 19.30



Winter Opening

Open 09.00 until 16.00 Monday - Friday

10.00 until 16.00 Saturday and Sunday

Weather permitting

Kitchen Closes 30 minutes prior 


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  Friday mornings and the second Sunday of the Month 13.00 - 16.00   Feb -  Oct.  Please check the events page for special openings and events

Opening is 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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