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:  

1 to 27 Oct - 07.00 until 17.30

27 Oct to 30 Nov - 0730 until 1600

1 Dec to 31 Jan - 0800 until 1600


Winter Opening

Open 09.00 until 16.00 Monday - Friday

10.00 until 16.00 Saturday and Sunday

Weather permitting

Playground Kiosk

See Notices

The House

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 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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