is a small village in Essex
located near Haverhill
and the Essex
borders. It is 2 miles from Steeple Bumpstead
. Helions Bumpstead has "the greens"; Pale Green
(), Wiggens Green
(), and Drapers Green
(). There are four roads into and out of the village they are; Mill Road, Water Lane, Sages End Road and Camps Road. The centre of the village is marked by the crossroads and village green. There is also a meadow with a pond in the centre of the village.
The main defining features of the village are the Three Horseshoes public house, the village post office, the village hall, and St Andrew's Church; the village is in the Diocese of Chelmsford
and shares its priest
with St Mary's, Steeple Bumpstead. There is also a Gospel Hall in the village. The village hall has recently been undergoing refurbishment with money raised over the years from events and grants given to the village. The hall has had the interior stage removed to increase the space for functions; been given a knew slate tile pitched roof; been repainted; and, more recently, had an extension to the storage area.
Every year Helions Bumpstead has its own Summer Fête including a Dog Show and evening party, and Christmas Bazaar. A harvest supper is organised every year to raise funds for the up-keep of St. Andrew's church. A Farmer's Market is held every 3rd Saturday of the month in the village hall which brings in a collection... Read More