Helle, Beekdaelen

Helle, known as G'n Hèl in Limburgish, is a hamlet in the municipality of Beekdaelen in the province of Limburg, the Netherlands. It is one of the so-called Bovengehuchten, or Upper Hamlets, of Beekdaelen. It is located between the village of Schimmert and the hamlet Terstraten.

CountryFlag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
ProvinceFlag of Limburg.svg Limburg
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
A puddle near the Nelisweg in Helle

The name Helle probably originates from helde, or hill. This could be a reference to the many hills and hollow ways near the hamlet.

South of Helle flows the stream Platsbeek through a varied landscape of forest, grassland and puddles.


  • Hoven, Frank van den (2003) Op ontdekkingsreis door Zuid-Limburg : Reisgids en naslagwerk voor toeristen en streekbewoners (Filatop Streekreeks nr.3). ISBN 90-803027-6-7, p. 420 (in Dutch)

Coordinates: 50°54′37″N 5°51′7″E / 50.91028°N 5.85194°E / 50.91028; 5.85194