This area of the Peak District is renowned in Britain for extreme winder conditions. Bad snow fall closes roads and can isolate remote, rural communities.
Turn until the chapel is on your left and the road is behind you. Look up the farm track and compare it to this picture, taken up this track in 1962.
The winter of 1962/63 is sometimes referred to as the big freeze and was one of the coldest winters on record in the United Kingdom. Many farms in the Peak District had to have food parcels dropped off for them, trapped under up to eight feet of snow in places!