Return to the Centre through double doors by the Waterside Café and take the stairs or lift to the second floor. Follow signs for the walkway, past Osteria Bar and Restaurant, and go over Gilbert Bridge, with a view of the Lakeside Gardens. At the end of the bridge, pass between Gilbert House and Andrewes House and go down the stairs on the right, by The Postern. At the foot of the stairs, turn back on yourself, away from St Giles' Church. Pass the Wood Street Bar and Restaurant on your left to reach the corner of Wood Street and Fore Street.
As of March 2017 extensive building work is taking place in this area but it is expected to reopen in the summer of 2017. To reach Salters' Garden, proceed along Fore Street, where Salters' Hall is about 50 metres along on the right, with the garden behind it. If this is not possible, return to Wood Street and then left into St Alphage Garden or right into Monkwell Square.
The garden is normally open to the public Monday to Friday 9am-5/5.30pm. It is open for Open Garden Squares Weekend. It is, however, likely to be closed for works until mid-2017.