Remarkable drone footage shows how much damage has been done to an ancient wood near Leamington

The work has been carried out by HS2 to make way for the new high speed rail line

Drone footage shows just how much damage has been done to South Cubbington Wood.
Drone footage shows just how much damage has been done to South Cubbington Wood.

This remarkable drone footage shows just how much damage has been done to South Cubbington Wood.

The land on the edge and inside parts of the woodland is being cleared to make way for the new high speed rail line (HS2).

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As we reported last month, the iconic and much-loved Cubbington pear tree, which sat just on the edge of the woods, was recently felled as part of the HS2 project - news that made headlines across the country.

These photos and aerial footage were sent in Penny McGregor.

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Click here to see pictures inside the woodland, after HS2 workers have felled the trees.

Drone footage shows just how much damage has been done to South Cubbington Wood.
Drone footage shows just how much damage has been done to South Cubbington Wood.