A FAMOUS hotel near the banks of Loch Lomond has been sold for more than £3million.

The Drovers Inn at Invernan has been on the same site for over 300 years and is a stopping point formany  tourists and those trekking the West Highland Way.

It is also known as one of the UK's most haunted hotels.

The hospitality and leisure division of Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has completed the sale to the Bruce Group. 

The sellers bought the Drovers in 2004 and Gary Louttit, head of hospitality and leisure at Shepherd, believes the new owners will continue the tradition of looking after the historic site.

He said: “I am delighted to have been instructed to sell such an iconic hotel and to have been able to secure a sale of The Drovers on behalf of our clients.

“And I am particularly pleased to have sold the Drovers to operators whom I know will take the business on to a new level of prosperity in the future.”

The Bruce Group already owns or manages a portfolio of bars, clubs and event spaces in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife.