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



Opening Hours:  For the forseeable future the gardens are open 8.00 - 18.00




Winter Opening

Open 10.00 until 16.00 Daily

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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