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What to do and see in Worksop

Worksop is the biggest town in the Bassetlaw in Nottinghamshire, England. It is situated on the River Ryton at the northern edge of Sherwood Forest. It is almost twenty miles east-south-east of the City of Sheffield and its populace is over forty five thousand. Worksop is incorporated in the Sheffield City Region of England. Worksop is location for number of workers to the neighborhood of its nearby towns.vIt is twinned with the German town Garbsen.

1. Clumber Park

Clumber Park

Clumber Park is a national park in the area of Worksop. It was the seat of the Pelham-Clintons, Dukes of Newcastle. It is claimed by the National Trust and open to people in general. Clumber was specified in Domesday Book since Middle Ages. It was in posession of John Holles, fourth Earl of Clare. Clumber house was recreation center turned into a hotel. It was a castle in eighteen century. You can walk around the park all day and take a rest in surrounding area.

3. Creswell Crags

Creswell Crags

Creswell Crags is a world most famous archeological site, a limestone gorge with hollows and lake, home to Britain's just known Ice Age Cave Art. This craftsmanship is considered 13 centuries old. It has rich social aspect with so many archeological work at the site. There are many discovered stone appliances since Ice Age. Remains of many animals can also be seen here. You can visit, explore and see so many interesting things. This things are equally interesting for adults and children.

5. Welbeck Estate

Welbeck Estate

Welbeck Estate is a restaurant with tasty scones you will not find anywhere else in the world. Restaurant is very popular and it is very crowded during summer.

2. Mr Straw's House

Mr Straw's House

Mr Straw's House is a National Trust property and Edwardian house since almost one hundred yearsago. It opened to general society in 1993. It is placed on Blyth Grove and a habitat of Straw family. It is a place where you can see original examples of rugs, thick drapes, and wallpapers.

4. Harley Gallery

Harley Gallery

Harley Gallery is a gallery with depiction of modern arts and crafts. You can buy here over two hundred pieces of art works or you can just drink a cup of coffee and enjoy amazing arts from the past.

Worksop is known as the "Door to the Dukeries". It is perfect example of traditional duke town. It has four ducal areas to visit, so don't skip it by any chance.

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