Barnaby Inn Bed & Breakfast, 36 Main St., Route 28, Box 625, West Harwich, 02671; (800) 439-4764, www.barnabyinn.com. "The inn, at the center of Cape Cod, has six beautifully decorated rooms. A cottage that sleeps seven also is available. The personable, knowledgeable proprietor made our family reunion a wonderful occasion." Double rooms from $95; cottage from $200 per night.
England: Croquet lawn
Four Gables B&B, Oaks Lane, Boston Spa, Wethersby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6DS; 011-44-19-37-845-592, www.fourgables.co.uk. "Charming Victorian, with absolutely gourmet award-winning breakfasts. It has lovely grounds, a Zen garden and croquet lawn. Our stay exceeded expectations and we left reluctantly." Double rooms from $106.
HELEN JASKOSKI AND DAN BROWN