The Ladek Zdroj state hunting district lies in the Sudety mountains in the south western corner of Poland, at the border with Czech Republic. The district covers a total of 11,428 ha. of which 9,323 ha. are forest, while the remaining 2,105 ha. consists of farmland and meadow. The forest is predominately coniferous. The Sudety are gentle, forest clad mountains, largely covered with tall fir trees. The forest floor has a rich vegetation of grasses and ferns. Ladek Zdroj has over 75 high seats/stands as well as 20 feeding places. It is also possible to carry out an exciting hunt from a horse drawn wagon, provided you book it in advance. Up to 6 hunters can be taken at a time.
The district has roe deer, red deer and wild boar, but it is red deer that is the most important game species. Currently only a few roe bucks are shot here. Around 160 head of red deer are shot here during the hunting season, - 40 of which are stags - most of which have a trophy weigh of between 3.5 - 5kg. During the last years the trophy size has shown a growing tendency.The rutting season is usually very good at Ladek and the hilly terrain gives good, challenging stag hunting. Wild boar is usually hunted in combination with hunting for stags and hinds.
Ladek Zdroj is 300km from the border crossing at Forst/Olszyna, 90 km from Walbrzych, which is the closest major town, and 125km from Wroclaw,- the closest international airport.