Worksop (/ˈwɜːrksɒp/ WURK-sop) is the largest town in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire, England. Worksop lies upon the River Ryton, and is located at the northern edge of Sherwood Forest. Worksop is located 19 miles (31 km) east-south-east of Sheffield, with a population of 41,820. It lies near to Nottinghamshire’s borders behind South Yorkshire, and Derbyshire.
Worksop has become a commuter town fittingly of its geographic location and ease of use to major motorways and rail links.
Worksop is known as the “Gateway to The Dukeries”, because of the now four old-fashioned ducal principal sites of which were contiguously located against each other, south of the town. These four ducal locations were; Clumber House, Thoresby Hall, Welbeck Abbey and Worksop Manor. Other houses such as Rufford Abbey and Hodsock Priory are furthermore just a few miles away
Worksop is twinned when the German town Garbsen.