It is bounded on the north by North Durham (that detached part of the county of Durham consisting of Islandshire and Norhamshire); on the east by the North Sea; on the south by Coquetdale Ward; and on west by Glendale Ward. It had a population of 9,920 in 2011.
It comprises the following ancient parishes:
- Alnwick (Denwick township)*
- Belford (part)†
- Eglingham (Ditchburn and Shipley townships)*
- Lesbury (Alnmouth, Hawkshill and Lesbury townships)*
*: Remainder in Coquetdale Ward.
†: Ross and part of Elwick township in Islandshire.
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