After the death of her parents, Mary Lennox is sent back from India to live in her uncle's gloomy mansion on the wild English moors. Mary is lonely and miserable until she stumbles across her invalid cousin, Colin, hidden away from the world by his troubled father. Together they discover the door to a secret garden, and open up a world of freedom and enchantment that they could never have imagined . . .
'Everything was strange and silent, and Mary seemed to be hundreds of miles away from anyone, but somehow she did not feel lonely at all . . . '