Quote from their website:
Bekonscot Model Village & Railway is the world’s oldest original model village, opening for the first time in 1929.
With over 90 years of history, a huge model railway, 1.5 acres of well kept gardens and finely detailed model buildings Bekonscot is a great day out for everyone. Stuck in a 1930s time warp, see England how it used to be, & discover a wonderful little world tucked away from the hustle & bustle of everyday life.
Bekonscot continues the traditions established by our founder of welcoming visitors to the village and supporting worthwhile causes. Each year surplus income is distributed to a number of mainly local charities and good causes. To date over £5.5 million has been donated.